Jangdokdae (Korean: 장독대): A Korean saying states that every house's good taste comes from its Jangdokdae, which is the place where Koreans place the pots used to store fermented food. Jangdokdae is usually in the backyard near the kitchen in a high area with plenty of sunshine and good ventilation.
소박하고 따뜻한 질감의 제주옹기가 봄의 꽃을 만났다. 조수리의 옹기마을을 찾았을 때 김청길 옹기장은 물레를 돌리고 있었다. 한 손에는 ‘수레’, 또 다른 손에는 ‘조막’이라 불리는 손잡이가 달린 평평한 나무판으로 옹기의 안팎을 토닥토닥 두드리며 모양을 다듬고 있었다. 지금 만들고 있는 것은 오래두고 먹을 반찬을 보관하는 ‘망배기’라는 이름의 단지라고 했다. 작업실 밖의 가마에선 ‘불대장’의 역할을 맡은 선생의 아들이 가마 안으로 장작을 밀어 넣
The ChoWol Onggi Village 1978
Please begin with the Introduction. Click on the images to enlarge and the back button to return. All images and text on this site are the property of this site. More than 30 years ago, I visited the ChoWol Onggi Village near Icheon. It was one of the most important onggi sites in Korea at the time. I have lost my images of that place but it was such an important introduction to my understanding of onggi that I decided to try to write about it. I can't do that without also introducing Kim Il…
The Onggi Potters of Korea | Contractor Quotes
by Ron du Bois (color only) This article consists of three parts: Article: The Onggi Potters of Korea (this page) The work of Korean folk potter Heo Jin Kyu The work of Korean folk potter Yon Shik Bae Korean pottery today is still largely produced as it was in the past. For a practicing... Read More