Though its shape reflects the Japanese style, this brazier is made of thick, earthy clay. To the touch it feels as if the artist glued fine grit sand to its earthy brown body.
Inside the kettle the chun mok style is seen behind glossy sheen and smooth texture. This must have been done to accentuate and contrast it from the outer. The chun mok technique is characterized by yellowish-green blotches that overlap black.
And, not to be forgotten, is the focal point and signature characteristic of Shin Hyun Churl's works, the blossoming lotus flower adorning the lid.