The collection of blue-and-white porcelain Do you know what value it is to collect?
1. Blue and white national porcelain that tells the rules
We have said that the guanyao two people’s kilns glow.Feudal period, what official kilns pay attention to is rules, official kilns are generally auspicious pattern, in which dragon is the main.I’ve seen a big, strange-looking bottle with a rotten glaze, but it has drawn a golden dragon with five claws in the middle.Five-claw golden dragon must be for the emperor himself.Then you use the five-claw golden dragon pattern, with the rough-made porcelain, this thing in feudal society is absolutely not allowed to exist.
Blue-and-white porcelain, whether it is the official kiln or civilian kiln, we once called the state porcelain.Blue-and-white porcelain is beautiful in contrast to blue and white.This combination of Eastern and Western cultures made the Chinese people accept the blue-and-white porcelain.Blue-and-white porcelain in addition to various historical periods of different glaze color, type, painting, and other conditions.A particularly important topic is its subject matter.
2. Various Themes Common in Blue and White Porcelain
What is the main painting of blue-and-white porcelain?This is mainly relative to the kiln.We started talking about blue-and-white porcelain, which is its subject matter.What we’re talking about, “Ghost Valley Down the Hill,” is the subject of war.We have also learned from the reports why we burn porcelain on this subject.Of course, the subject matter like “Ghost Valley Down the Hill” is a case study.Someone fished out a part of a yuanhua dish in the hainan sea.The porcelain is painted on a journey to the west, but also relatively rare.
So what’s the most common subject?The subject matter of different periods is different.The ability to paint characters on porcelain began in the Yuan Dynasty, but not many of them were painted in the Yuan Dynasty.Only a few, all are national treasure class.There must be a moral behind all kinds of characters or paintings.
III. Green Flower Themes Related to Characters
As for the subject matter, the painting methods in different periods are different.I have a small bowl of blue-and-white porcelain in the early Ming Dynasty, probably around the Yongxuan period, which is made of homemade materials.What is home-made material?Chenghua emperor invented Zhejiang materials, it is not as pure as Persian materials, containing more manganese, this material we call home-made materials.The color of Chinese-made porcelain is gray and dark, which can’t be compared with the blue and white flowers of the Xuande period, but it is used by the people all the time.
The bowl was painted with scenes of little boys playing.We call this a baby play.In China’s ceramics, whether it is blue-and-white porcelain, or color porcelain, any painting characters, you basically can not see the painting of a little girl, usually is the painting of a little boy.Why is that?Because China’s feudal society at that time, war frequent, few men, and then the main labor force is men.So to paint a little boy on ceramic means to hope that the country will prosper.
By late Ming and early Qing Dynasty, there appeared another kind of subject matter related to characters.This subject matter is very interesting, we call it “four imperial concubines sixteen children”.The imperial concubine does not refer to the concubine in the palace backyard, here refers to the beautiful virtuous woman.”Four Princess Sixteen” is a picture of four women with sixteen little boys.
The design is lively and the meaning is good.Whether you are in business or an official, a successful man will have to marry a wife of four and have sixteen children to make a contribution to society.The final expression is still multi-son and multi-son, male prosperity means.It is a kind of desire of the feudal society, also is a kind of expression that the feudal society values the male and the female.
Collect the blue and white, not only to pay attention to its cash value, but also to understand its history and painted patterns contain historical implications and good wishes.There are many more common characters that contain different meanings and desires.I will continue to tell you the different meanings of the representatives of the characters painted in other historical periods.