Valuation of 1 billion blue and white porcelain, why has it only revealed half of the “face” in 40 years?
Yuan Qinghua Xiao Heyue chasing Han Xin Tu Mei bottle
The Nanjing Museum
I don’t know if you have heard the allusion of “Huang He Yue chasing Han Xin”?
In the peasant war in the late Qin Dynasty, Han Xin’s sword went to Xiangliang, and Xiang Liang’s defeat was attached to Xiang Yu.
He has repeatedly offered to Xiang Yu and has never been adopted. He left Xiang Yu and went to Liu Bang. One day, Han Xin violated the military discipline and decapitated according to the regulations. When he saw the Han Xia Xia Ying in his sentence, he asked: “Is Hanwang not wanting to get the world, why should he kill the strong man?”
Xia Houying ordered the release of Han Xin’s extraordinary and looks, and recommended Han Xin to Liu Bang, but was not reused.
After Han Xin repeatedly talked with Xiao He, he was appreciated by Xiao He. Liu Bang to Nan Zheng on the way, Han Xin thinks that he is difficult to be reused by Liu Bang. He left in the middle and was recovered after Xiao He found it. This is the novel “Xiao Heyue chasing Han Xin” in the novel and drama. This allusion is mainly to show that people are not ambitions.
40 years only reveal half of the “face”
On January 17, 2005, at the “Jiangsu National Treasure Exhibition” held at the Nanjing Museum, the blue-and-white flower Xiao Heyue was chased after Han Xin Tu Mei bottle, and the porcelain tycoon Bao Baochang also came to visit.
There is also a “additional condition” for this Meibei exhibit: In order to prevent Jingdezhen from making fakes, the showcase of the plum bottle should be placed in the corner of the wall, and only the “half face” showing Xiao Heze Ma Yang whip can be exposed.
Chinese ancient ceramics appraisal, everyone, Mr. Bao Baochang, watching the blue and white flowers, Xiao Heyue, chasing Hanxin Tumei bottle
Plum bottle is a burial funeral of high-grade tombs of the Ming Dynasty. In addition to being a symbol of status, there are also considerations in the wind and water. Non-princes and ministers must not “enjoy” such funerary objects. The plum bottle is a rare treasure in the blue and white porcelain of the late Yuan Dynasty and the early Ming Dynasty.
It is 44.1 cm high and has a bottom diameter of 13 cm and a caliber of only 5.5 cm. Small mouth, abundance shoulder, oblique belly, convergent, flat bottom, beautiful shape, round and smooth lines, graceful and graceful, giving people a dignified beauty. The shoulder and abdomen are painted with the story of “Xiao Heyue chasing Han Xin”.
The experience of the plum bottle is said to be very complicated.
In 1950, the Muying Tomb of Guanyin Mountain in Jiangning County, Nanjing (Zhu Yuanzhang Yizi, the founding father of the Ming Dynasty) was stolen. This blue-and-white plum bottle was one of the stolen cultural relics and was quickly sold.
According to Mr. Wang Yin, a senior cultural relic expert in the same year, someone was selling a large porcelain bottle near Xinjiekou. Coincidentally, this scene was seen by the collector of the antique shop at the time and Chen Xinmin, who worked at the Nanjing Cultural Relics Company after liberation.
When Chen Xinmin saw it, he recognized that it was a plum bottle. It is not easy to know that this thing. Chen Xinmin’s heart sneaked. At that time, he judged that this was the porcelain of the Yuan Dynasty, and asked him where the man got his money and how much it cost.
When the person saw Chen Xinmin’s approval, he began to bargain. Treasures are not allowed, they are fleeting.Chen Xinmin finally bought 5 gold bars (one said 10 gold bars).
After the identification of cultural relics experts, this plum bottle is a national treasure. It is currently the “treasure of the town hall” of the Nanjing Museum, one of the three Chinese porcelain. (Chinese porcelain three musts: Yuan Qinghua “Guiguzi down the mountain”, Yuanqinghua “three Gu Mao”, Yuan Qinghua “Xiao Heyue chasing Han Xin”)
The plum bottle is painted with various blue patterns. Although the textures are various in layers, the passionate, miscellaneous treasures, deformed lotus petals and embossed beads on the upper and lower sides are well-suited for Xiao Heyue’s pursuit of Han Xin. Service, so that the whole thing is integrated and the theme is prominent.
The picture of this porcelain is placed on the abdomen of the plum bottle, occupying the main position, the whole object is dignified and stable, the tire is white and dense, and the blue and white color is green and rich.
The vivid expression of the characters painted in the bottle is especially wonderful: the anxiety of Xiao Heze Ma’s rushing, the uncertainties of Han Xin’s riverside watching, and the expectation of Laojiao’s holding of the pulp are all vividly expressed. The blanks are lined with pines, plums, and rocks, which are patchwork.
The plum bottle is not only beautiful and beautiful, but also the white glaze is clean and moist, the blue and white materials are suitable for the shade, the hair color is bright, the layering is rich, and the sturdy embossing brush is used to make the picture have the beauty of the blue, and the whole body exudes the luster of the beauty. It is a masterpiece in the blue and white porcelain of the late Yuan Dynasty and the early Ming Dynasty.
It is one of the only eight-dimensional blue-and-white figure stories in the world. It is a national first-class cultural relic. It is revered by the ceramic industry as the “Chinese Blue and White Porcelain King” and the “China Blue and White First Porcelain”.
Plum bottle worth 1 billion?
In July 2005, a piece of blue and white “Ghost Valley Downhill Tucan” was sold at Christie’s London auction for 230 million yuan, making a sensation around the world.
Since then, Yuan Qinghua has become synonymous with the top ancient porcelain, and has repeatedly produced a staggering auction.
And Yuan Qinghua Xiao Heyue chased Han Xin Tu Mei bottle is a museum collection, the value is incalculable,
If you want to evaluate it, some experts believe that it is worth at least 1 billion yuan!
Yuan Qinghua Ghost Valley Down the Mountain
Why is such a plum bottle worth astronomical figures?
The official statement is:
First, it is made of high-quality materials, using a valuable “Su Ma Li Qing” cobalt material;
Second, the theme is rare, and the blue and white flowers with the character story pattern are extremely rare;
Third, the artistic value is extremely high, and it has reached a point of perfection in terms of tire production, painting, and burning;
Fourth, the blue and white body of this size is extremely difficult to burn.
Xiao Qing, who is chasing Han Xin Tu Mei bottle under the blue and blue flowers of Xiao Heyue
Some ceramic research scholars commented: “Xiao Heyue chasing Han Xin” plum bottle, representing the highest level of production of blue and white porcelain in the Yuan Dynasty, can be called the most perfect and artistic value of the ancient blue and white porcelain in China.
“Xiao Heyue chased Han Xin” Yuan Qinghua Mei bottle is definitely the first star of the Nanjing Museum.