Seal is an art object expressed a seal family made by Tongyoung’s Najeonchilgi. The Tongyoung’s lacquering technique expresses the seal’s shine and smooth lined body and adds decorative elements through the Najeonchilgi. Through this, which tells the story of family, we convey love of family.
These seal toy series expresses lovely seal family by using soft lines in the shape of seals. Since long time ago, in Tongyeoung province, there have been large volume of abalone production that are raw materials for the lacquering so there was a very good environment for Najeonchilgi to be developed.
Tongyeong's Najeonchilgi, which has been recognized as the best quality in the country, has continued its tradition for 400 years. these Tongyeong lacquering technique transferred into the seal that has been found again in 2011 at the East-coast of Korea. Proposed the art piece toy that can provide message and the value of rehabilitation. The smooth lined body of a sparkling seal in the sea water was represented by high quality polished lacquering and having abalone on top of it that famous for its shape and color.
Through another seal family, wanted to inspire love of family into space as an object that has story of sea grass.
Lacquerware-black, Najeon lacquer
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No. 113 Intangible Cultural Property of Lacquerware Making (Chiljang)