美質獎 Quality Award 【月下舞曲─ 壺承】
Dance Music under the Moon: Tea Boat
The simple and neat wooden tea tray is coated with layers of natural lacquer before being carefully polished to reveal the natural hue. Amid the gentle darkness, there are strokes of vivid vermilion. The red and black perform an everlasting dance of classic color combination as they echo and match each other perfectly, thus bringing forth visual inspiration. Users of the tea tray will have intertwining senses of vision and taste, as they enjoy the aesthetic pleasure.
入選 Entries 【赤心─茶則、茶通】
Red Heart : Tea Scoop and Tea Tweezers
The tea ware comes in classic red typical of traditional lacquer ware. It is red but not too
radiant, and it appears mild and harmonious instead. Like the warmth of the sun and the
kindness of a beloved mother, the tea ware guides the heart of the users to the pristine state of the heart. The maker uses environmentally-friendly bamboo materials and natural lacquer to further underline the desire for a pristine state. Converse with yourself when savoring the tea. Embrace the touching feeling of life and restore the enthusiasm and expectation.
入選 Entries 【夜華─茶則、茶通】
Brilliant Night: Tea Scoop and Tea Tweezers
The brilliant yet modest red subtly breaks through from the deep yet gentle black. It is low-profile yet should definitely be taken note of. Like a blooming flower in the dead of night, the red spreads the atmosphere of tranquility at will. Accompany friends, invite the moon and savor the tea in a relaxing context. Retrieve the tea leaves from the jar and pour the tea
from the pot. Each of these gestures is par ticularly elegant, allowing the items to show the beauty of lacquer ware.
入選 Entries 【點金─茶則、茶通】
A Touch of Gold: Tea Scoop and Tea Tweezers
Made of bamboo and coated with natural lacquer, the tea ware is adorned with golden powder and treated with an ice cracking technique in a way to reveal a hint of golden hue amid the dark surface. Every dazzling trace is proof of the meticulous production process. Like turning a stone into gold, it takes a painstaking process to produce such bright-colored radiance. The tea ware is like a glamorous actress who takes to the stage of the tea ceremony for a splendid appearance.