Appreciation knowledge: blue and white porcelain

Blue-and-white porcelain, also known as white blue-and-white porcelain, is often referred to as blue-and-white, Chinese ceramic firing process treasures.Is one of the mainstream varieties of Chinese porcelain, under the glaze color porcelain.Blue and white porcelain is a cobalt ore containing cobalt oxide as raw material, on the ceramic body painted decorative, and then covered with a transparent glaze, high-temperature reduction flame once fired.Cobalt is blue after firing and has the characteristics of strong coloring, bright color, high firing rate and stable color.

blue and white porcelain

Jade pot spring bottle painting area is small, need to show the large scene, often with the whole painting.Such as” general mengtian “jade jug spring bottle, the big flag held by the samurai directly to the mouth of the bottle, with a single great momentum of the atmosphere.The blue-and-white porcelain painted with stories is of fine texture, white and even glaze, and the cobalt oxide used for coloring, whether made in China or imported from Su Niebo, is pure.The painter’s skill as a painter is superb.At the same time, there are few porcelain kilns with these conditions, which is probably the reason why there are less blue-and-white porcelain.

partial close-up of blue-and-white porcelain

This pair of Ming Dynasty blue and white flowers double ears jade jug spring bottle.The mouth, the long neck, both sides of the neck for the dragon-shaped ears, hanging abdomen, circling out of the foot.The bottle is painted with double circles of strings, banana leaf and flower pattern on the neck, and the abdomen is bounded by one week’s diamond pattern and one week’s hook-up moire.The design of this product is clear, complex and not messy, blue and white elegant natural, elegant and steady shape, for the Ming Dynasty porcelain fine.

blue-and-white porcelain bottom