Ancient Ceramic Appraiser Zhao Zhe Teacher’s Tile Teaching: An Alternative Interpretation of the Blue and White Porcelain in the Yuan Dynasty
The creation of blue and white porcelain in the Yuan Dynasty is an epoch-making event in the history of ceramics. Since then, the colored porcelain with blue and white as the main body has become the mainstream of porcelain. The color glaze, which has always occupied the mainstream status, has relegated to a secondary position. The aesthetics of ceramics has entered a colorful and ancient era from the middle ages with elegant and beautiful.
The most important and most important issue of Yuan Qinghua is to distinguish between true and false. In this video, the ancient ceramics/jade/bronze appraiser Zhao Zhe, the domain identification platform, will pass a series of Yuan blue and white porcelain tiles to talk about the identification features of the blue and blue porcelain.
The identification of the Yuanqinghua porcelain is to be explained from the aspects of the tire, the glaze, and the painter.
First of all, we say that the porcelain of this blue and white flower is relatively dry, but it is relatively moist. The current imitation, most of the tires are relatively moist, because its fetal soil has not been as old as the ancient times.
Let’s take a look at the ancient porcelain tires. Seen from its cross section. This tire is still relatively dry
And there is this stomata inside. Modern porcelain has a relatively low porosity and a high degree of porcelain. Unlike the old porcelain, its porosity is relatively high.
Yuan blue and white glazed
In general, the glaze of Yuan blue and white porcelain is still pan-white, and the cyan is one degree. The color of modern imitation is too green, or too white, not right. The green material penetrates into the glaze. The effect of the formation is even more impossible to burn into reality.
Yuan blue and white glaze can be divided into this egg blue and blue-white, blue-white glaze, also known as shadow green glaze, body glaze slightly flashing blue, warm and slightly light blue, in addition to the foot circle water green, body glaze It tends to show a pale yellow color, sometimes showing an opalescent white color, and its color development will vary slightly with changes in humidity and temperature in the air. Egg white glaze, glazed hand feels warm as jade, soft light is not glaring, such as too bright or strong light points, it is worth considering.
It can be seen from the red porcelain in the glaze of the Yuan Dynasty that its glaze is obviously blue, and the glaze of the Yuan blue and white has a certain thickness.
Through this specimen, you can also see the difference between the glaze point of the authentic and the imitation. The edge of the enamel of the true blue and white is bulging, and the glaze of the modern imitation is a flat, it has no real edge. The three-dimensional sense of glaze.
There is also a moisturizing degree of the old porcelain glaze. The moistness of the real product is very good, the glaze is thicker, there is no such thief light, because after all, it is the Yuan Dynasty porcelain, whether it is handed down or unearthed, it has passed the millennium time. It has no thief light, this gloss, the light is very good, very warm. You see this is a large pot of blue and blue flowers. The glazed and tear marks in the jar are already very thick, the white is blue, and the glaze is very natural with this flint red. The gloss of the glaze is warm and jade.
No matter what kind of porcelain, we must look at the reflection. We can see the authenticity of this porcelain through reflection. But the accumulation of experience requires not to say that I teach to you today, everyone can learn immediately, which requires long-term practice and application.
And on the glazed surface of this old porcelain, it also has such flaws and traces of use, as well as long-term circulation, which is what we call the patina. It is not natural, if it is a modern replica. Most of them are washed out with acid. The glazed surface is very different from the real one.