Appreciation | Fine Blue and White Porcelain at Shanghai Museum

Ceramics were one of the great inventions of ancient China.Pottery has a long history in our country. In Wannien County, Jiangxi Province,8800 years ago, ancient pottery-making footprints have been made.It shows pottery culture and historical relics of different periods.Here is a display of China’s unique creation and invention of porcelain.


Qianlong Qinghua (Guanyao)

China is the hometown of porcelain.The invention of porcelain is another great contribution of the laboring people to human civilization in ancient China.Until the Yuan Dynasty, Jingdezhen in Jiangxi Province became the center of China’s porcelain-making, Jingdezhen is also known as the “porcelain capital.”The maturity and development of Jingdezhen porcelain technology ended the original tradition of celadon as the mainstream, and opened the road to the development of color glaze with blue and white as the mainstream.Blue and white has the advantage of strong colouring power and bright hair color;Blue and white, plain and clear;Blue and white for under-glaze color painting, there is protection of glaze, never fade.The Qing Dynasty was the last peak of the development of ancient Chinese porcelain, especially in Kang, Yong and Qian periods.It mainly displays Jingdezhen porcelain in Ming and Qing Dynasties.


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Kangxi Qinghua (Folk Kiln)


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Xuande Qinghua (Guanyao)


Yongle Qinghua (Guanyao)


Ming Wan Li Qing Hua (Guan Yao)


Ming Wan Li Qing Hua (Guan Yao)


Qingkang Xi Qinghua (Folk Kiln)


Qingkang Xi Qinghua (Folk Kiln)


Qing Dynasty Qianlong Qinghua (Guan Yao)


Kangxi Qinghua (Folk Kiln)


Qianlong Qinghua (Guanyao)


Qingkang Xi Qinghua (Folk Kiln)


Qing dynasty qianlong blue and white (folk kiln)


Qing Dynasty Qianlong Qinghua (Guan Yao)


Qingkang Xi Qinghua (Folk Kiln)


Qing Dynasty Qianlong Qinghua (Guan Yao)


Ming Xuande Qinghua (Guan Yao)