Appreciation of Blue and White Porcelain: Official Kiln from Ming Yongle

Blue and white porcelain is the longest variety of porcelain glaze in China, from the Tang Dynasty, to the continuation of the Song Dynasty, and then to Yuan, Ming, Qing, all reflect this high-temperature color glaze production boom.

Ming Yong music Qinghua Zhifan folding basin

From the beginning of the Ming Dynasty, the firing form of blue-and-white porcelain was made under the supervision of the Floating Beam Porcelain Bureau of the Yuan Dynasty, and was transformed from the direct establishment of a kiln by the government.During the period of Hongwu of Ming Dynasty, an official kiln porcelain-making factory was set up in Zhushan of Jingdezhen, which opened the official kiln of Jingdezhen in Ming and Qing Dynasties.The blue-and-white porcelain of Yongle and Xuande period was the heyday of Qing-hua in Ming Dynasty and the representative of the value of Qing-hua in Ming Dynasty.

Ming Yong music Qinghua Zhifan folding basin

Yongle Xuande is two similar dynasties, its shape and decoration on the blue and white objects have a lot of similarities, and the materials are similar to the firing process and the way to repair the fetus, so that the two dynasties blue and white flowers in the appearance is very similar, the difference is not very obvious, it is very difficult to distinguish.

Ming Yong music Qinghua Zhifan folding basin

This article’s” Ming Yongle Qinghua tangled branches of lotus pattern broken basin “is in Sotheby’s spring auction this year for 33.775 million Hong Kong dollars sold, from the Tianming Building collection.Although the transaction price and 11 years of the same in the Su Fu-Bi Mei Yin Tang auction, Ming Yongle Qinghua Ruyi flowers, fruit and plum vase with pendant shoulder folded branches to 168 million Hong Kong dollars turnover to refresh the Ming Dynasty porcelain auction records, far different, but it draws on the Middle East metal modeling, The whole decoration adopts the common tangled flower pattern blue and white decoration, and the center of the basin is made up of eight small stars, which converge to the outside and show off the precious flowers, which is very unique and rare for appreciation.This photo is from Sotheby’s, and the article is from the Central Calendar Collection Identification Center.

Ming Yongle to the early Xuande blue and white sea water Tengwen small pot