Porcelain Calligraphy Water Dropper (Octagon)

Suiteki (水滴) is used in East Asian calligraphy to hold water. To create ink, a few drops are deposited from the suiteki onto the surface of an inkstone, on which an inkstick is then ground. We love its stark simplicity, punctuated by two holes.
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Design Renaud Sauvé
Made in  Quebec, Canada
Dimensions  L10 x W9 x H4cm
Colour & Materiality  Ceramic

Renaud Sauvé was born in Montreal, Quebec, where he has lived and practised for many years. With an academic background in ceramics and philosophy, and a stint as prop master with Cirque du Soleil, he started his studio Atelier des Cent-ans in 2010. Based out of Irlande, Quebec, Renaud creates fine ceramics made of porcelain. In 2014 he received a grant from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec and held his first solo exhibition at Mjölk. He has since shown his work in Quebec and Toronto.