tittot: glass cast vessels from taiwan tittot: glass cast vessels from taiwan
sep 16, 2009

tittot: glass cast vessels from taiwan

blossoming passion, box limited edition of 899 pieces

 

 

tittot glass manufacturer is part of the ‘the harder they fall’ exhibition currently on show at moss gallery in new york. their collection of vessels are glass cast using the lost wax technique, a method which was favored by artists in france during the art nouveau period. requiring about 50 interconnected steps, the art form was revived by mr. heinrich wang, creative director of tittot, taiwan in 1987.

 

the process begins with a hand drawing on paper which is then sculpted into a clay prototype. a silicone mould is cast in order to create a positive model in wax. the wax piece is then removed from the mould and the imperfections are removed to create a seamless piece. a wax model is then cast in a plaster mould and placed in a steam room to allow the wax to melt away slowly, exiting the mould through a small gate. various colors of glass stones are then selected by the artist and placed inside the plaster mould and fired in a kiln, where the glass melts together, combining the colors together and filling the plaster form. when firing is complete, the piece is carefully removed from the mould and polished.

beauty of life, bowl limited edition of 388 pieces

 

 

 

the sculpted detail of the bowl

 

 

 

path to success, amber bowl limited edition of 338 pieces

 

 

 

squirrels and trees take over the bowl

 

 

 

first strike, bowl limited edition of 388 pieces

 

 

 

fish detail

 

 

 

good fortune always, bowl

 

 

 

a branch extends across the diameter of the bowl, with squirrels

 

 

strive for excellence, bowl limited edition of 368 pieces

 

 

 

fish swim upwards towards the lip of the bowl

  • I want one.
    They must be crazy expensive.

    Felicitas says:
  • these are beautiful pieces. I mean, I really dig the ones with fishes. They look so pure and organic.

    thumbs up!

    modular says:

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