Appreciation of Blue-and-white Porcelain at the Palace Museum in Beijing (2)
Blue color landscape bowl, height 5.5 cm, aperture 10 cm, foot diameter 3.9 cm
The bowl has a deep belly and a round foot.The inner wall is not decorated, one side of the outer wall is painted with blue color landscape, the other side is painted with ink seven-character poems two sentences: “the same color of the south mountains, green sea green boundless”.One seal was printed on the upper part of the poem. The lower part of the poem was printed on the seal book of “Shougu”. The lower part was printed on the seal book of “Shan Gao” and “Shui Chang” in the upper part of the poem.
The painting of this bowl is very delicate, in the history of the Yongzheng enamel porcelain among the top.In particular, the bowl wall with blue color painting, the picture of the towering Fengling, pine and cypress green, fishing sails point, landscape color, profound artistic conception.The space above the river water inscribes seven words poem two sentences, poetic and pictorial meaning, mutually complement each other.
As far as we know, in Yongzheng enamel colored porcelain which has been handed down from generation to generation, there are only two kinds of porcelain painted in blue, except for the collection of the Palace Museum in Taipei. In a collection of ceramics published in Japan, a blue-colored landscape teapot was found at the Copenhagen Museum in Denmark.
Blue and white peach bat pattern bottle, height 39.3cm, diameter 10cm, foot diameter 12.3cm
The bottle has a long, thin neck, and the bottom of the abdomen is converging, and the outside of the foot is turned out.The bottle body is decorated with peach tree as the theme,9 peach trees bearing fruit,20 peach blossoms, painted under the tree ganoderma lucidum, bamboo, space painted bat 5.Each of the mouth, foot draw double-string lines a week.The foundation foot green flower double circle inside the regular script “big qing yongzheng year” six characters money.
Yongzheng Guan kiln porcelain is famous for its elegant appearance and fine workmanship.This bottle has beautiful shape, fine composition and exquisite workmanship.The blue-and-white painting style imitates Ming Yongle and Xuande style, imitates the iron crystal spot with the heavy-colored pen, and reveals the simple and vigorous wind in the beautiful.In the pattern peach, peach, peach branches, bats, ganoderma lucidum, bamboo, etc., in the traditional culture all belong to the auspicious pattern, meaning good luck.This vase is the outstanding work of blue-and-white porcelain in Yongzheng Guan Kiln.
Red bamboos in blue and white glaze, 26.5 cm high, 8.9 cm in diameter,11 cm in foot diameter.
The bottle is closed, short-necked, full-shouldered, under the abdomen gradually, the circle is out of the foot.Foot blue and white script “daqing yongzheng year” six-character money.
This bottle is beautiful and adorned with a picture of the three friends of old and cold.The picture is painted with green flowers in turquoise blue plum tree branches, pine needles, bamboo and rocks, with a slightly darker glaze red depicting the old pine and the proud plum blossom, especially in the picture of bamboo leaves composed of a five-word poem: “Bamboo has sky potential, Cangsong bear year cold, plum blossom Kui Wanhui, three friends four when Huan.” To poetry painting, painting Tibetan poetry, ingenuity.
The “Three Friends of the Year” pattern painted by this instrument is a common decorative theme in Ming and Qing porcelain.The pine tree is not old, the bamboo has the gentleman’s wind, the plum blossom Ling Shuang high snow, the ancient literati poet many with the pine bamboo plum high breeze bright knot self-allegory.
Blue and white eight treasure hook high foot cup, Qing Yong Zheng,8 cm high, diameter 9 cm, foot diameter 3.8 cm
Swallow cup, curved abdomen, high foot.In the cup light element, outside draws the blue and white flower to decorate, respectively for Yuntuo eight treasures, tangles the branch flower.Foot edge department green flower “big qing yongzheng year” six-character script.
This high-foot cup is an imitation of Ming-hua style of the same apparatus, its blue-and-white tone light, pattern light drawing, lines thin clear, glaze white, is a successful imitation of Ming-hua eight-treasure high-foot cup.
The nine peach grain plate of the blue and white Crane, Qing Yong Zheng, height 5.1 cm, caliber 21.5 cm, foot diameter 13.5 cm
The mouth of the disk is slightly flabby, arched abdomen, and circled feet.Decoration of blue and white flowers inside and outside the disk.A peach tree adorns the dish, bearing nine peaches.The outer wall draws 8 flying cranes, between takes the ribbon cloud grain, near the bottom place is the sea water river line.Outsole double circle inside “big qing yongzheng year” six-character script.
This piece of ware is rich and colorful, the lines are smooth, the decorative meaning is auspicious, it is the instrument of the emperor’s birthday.
Blue and white sea pomegranate jar, Qing Yong Zheng, high 19.4cm, diameter 5.2cm, foot 6.3cm
Bottle is washed mouth, long neck, abundant shoulder, double through ear, upper abdomen round drum, lower abdomen gradually come in, shallow circle foot.White glaze slightly green, blue and gray blue, halo.Neck adorn sea water grain, ear draw back grain, shoulder and shin adorn banana leaf grain, abdomen draw entwined branch pomegranate grain.Outsole green flower double circle inside “big qing yongzheng year” double line six-character script.
The blue-and-white hair color, glaze, decorative and modelling are modeled after the Ming-Xuande period of the blue-and-white tube-ear bottle, very close to the true, the future also had the shape of this organ.
Yongzheng imitation Xuande blue and white phoenix in glaze through peony cover can, Qingyong Zheng, through the height of 28.7 cm, caliber 12.5 cm, foot diameter 11.2 cm
Can straight mouth, round lips, short neck, straight abdomen, circle foot.Cover the dome, the mouth, the bead button.The body is decorated with blue-and-white glaze with red lines.The cover surface and pot abdomen are painted with red in glaze—————————————————————————————————————————————————Outsole green double circle inside the book “da ming xuande year” six-character model book copy.
The design of this jug is festive and auspicious, the phoenix mouth with wings flies peonies in the fresh flowers.The elegance of the blue and white flowers and the warmth of the red glaze balance the vision just right, the theme.This kind of canister is also called Zhuangtun. It was created in Xuande period of Ming Dynasty, and was imitated in Yongzheng and Qianlong periods of Qing Dynasty.
The blue-flowered lotus with eight-treasure pattern tubular ear bottle is 60 cm tall, 13.5 cm in diameter and 18.9 cm in foot diameter.
Bottle straight mouth, thick long neck, neck decoration on both sides of symmetrical through ears, folded shoulder, under the shoulder gradually, circle foot.The mouth draws the sea water and Ruyi lines, each ear draws the lotus one, the middle of the neck draws the leaf pattern, the neck underside draws the banana leaf, the rolling grass grain, the shoulder draws the leaf and the sea water grain, the abdomen theme pattern draws the Ruyi grain and the lotus to eight treasure lines, near the bottom draws the deformation lotus leaf pattern.The foot has the Qinghua seal book “Daqing Qianlong year” six-character money.
This bottle is tall and primitive shape, blue and white hair gorgeous, decorative painting, pattern layout are typical Qianlong blue and white style, is a fine court furnishings porcelain.
Qinghua Shoushan Fuhai pattern flower mouth bottle, height 25.5 cm, diameter 7.5 cm, full diameter 10.8 cm.
Bottle mouth, melon-shaped neck, shoulder, round abdomen, circle foot slightly out.The neck draws the fold branch flower, the abdomen draws a peach tree, on the branch has several longevity peach, under the tree draws the mountain stone and the river cliff sea water grain, the space draws the flying bat, near the bottom draws the deformation Ruyi head and the folding branch lotus grain each week.Qinghua seal book of foot “big qing qianlong year” six-character.
The design of this bottle is wonderful, the blue and white flowers are strong and showy, and it has the artistic effect of imitating the Ming Dynasty and Xuanqing.The decoration is a auspicious pattern, which means” Shoushan Fuhai “.
Garlic bottle with flower and fruit pattern,28 cm tall,3.7 cm in diameter and 8.6 cm in full diameter.
Bottle mouth introverted, showing garlic-like, straight neck, shoulder, down, outside the foot circle.The abdominal motif was painted with 6 groups of frilled flowers and fruit patterns, supplemented by reprint, twining flowers, Ruyi lines, lotus-leaf patterns and sea water patterns.The pattern decoration layout is dense, the blue and white flower is beautiful, the painting work is fine.The foot has the Qinghua seal book “Daqing Jiaqing” six-character money.
This vase has beautiful shape, and the decorative painting method is similar to the blue-and-white garlic bottle in Qianlong Dynasty. It is an excellent work in early Qing Dynasty.
Blue and white phoenix through peony grain jar, height 37.5 cm, diameter 15.5 cm, full diameter 15.4 cm
Canister straight mouth, shoulder slip, round abdomen, circle foot, cover, cover dome, bead button, cover and jar mother mouth.Cover painting tangled branches peony flower and deformation Ruyi lines, pot hole painting flower 4 groups, two opposite, belly theme pattern full of painted phoenix wearing peony pattern.The foot has the Qinghua seal book “Daqing Daoguang” six-character money.
The body of this jar is thick and thick. The blue and white flowers are bright and bright. The patterns are clear and lively. The phoenix pattern is unrestrained and concise.The modeling and painting style of this jar have distinct characteristics of the times.
Blue and white eight treasure hook lotus pattern double ear bottle, height 37.1 cm, diameter 8.5 cm, foot diameter 9.5 cm
Bottle mouth, long neck, shoulder, oval abdomen, circle foot, neck decorated with symmetrical double Ruyi ears.The mouth draws Ruyi head grain, the neck draws the fold branch lotus flower, the bottom draws the back line, the shoulder draws the bat and the fold branch lotus grain, the neck and the shoulder is separated by the back grain, the bottom draws the deformation Ruyi head grain a week, the abdomen theme pattern draws the eight baobaolian lotus grain, the near bottom draws the deformation lotus valve.The foot has the Qinghua seal book “Daqing Daoguang” six-character money.
This bottle has a dignified and steady shape, and the blue and white flowers are beautiful in color. The decorative patterns are not messy. The patterns are neat and clear. The theme is prominent. It is an excellent work in the blue and white porcelain of the Taoguang.
Blue and white eight treasure pattern flowerpot, height 17cm, aperture 22.3cm, foot diameter 13.3cm
Pelvic mouth rhombus-shaped, slightly turned, short neck, round abdomen, the bottom has 4 Ruyi-shaped feet.The neck and abdomen are divided into eight-treasure pattern, eight-treasure draw between the lotus flower, foot outside the wall drawing and flower pattern.There is no recognition of white glaze in the foot.
This is the standard style of the late Qing Dynasty flowerpot, the body is thick, the shape is full of primitive simplicity, blue and white gorgeous pan-purple, the pattern arrangement is orderly, is the Xianfeng dynasty blue and white porcelain in the fine.
Blue-and-white bamboo and stone plantain pattern jade pot spring bottle, height 28.5 cm, diameter 8.6 cm, foot diameter 11.5 cm
Bottle skimming mouth, long neck, round abdomen pendulous, circle foot slightly high micro outside.Neck painted banana leaf, bottom painted grass and deformation Ruyi head lines, abdominal motif painted bamboo, plantain, cave stone, flowers and railings, near the bottom painted deformation lotus, foot painted pattern.There are green flower script “Daqing Xianfeng year” six-character money.
This bottle has beautiful shape and smooth lines.The neck becomes thick short, abdomen enlarges, it is the standard pattern of jade jug spring bottle in late Qing Dynasty.Its blue and white hair color tends to be elegant, decorative layers, composition, although not as beautiful as Kangxi, Yongzheng Dynasty blue and white, but also exquisite.Xianfeng official kiln is a representative work of Qinghua of Xianfeng official kiln.
Blue and white flower pattern daffodils basin, length 21.5cm, width 16.5cm
The basin was oblong, its mouth slightly turned, its straight belly, its flat bottom, and its four corners, each with one foot.A week of deformation along the mouth, along the edge of drawing grass lines, four sides of the abdomen drawing a group of daffodils.At the bottom of the heart is a four-character seal book, “body and temple system”.
This basin embryo bone is thick, the blue flower hair color is light elegant, the flower painting is delicate and soft, the flower, the branch vein is clear, is elegant and light, is the Qing Tongzhi dynasty court use implement exquisite work.
Blue and white cloud dragon pattern bottle, 39cm high, 10cm diameter, 13cm foot diameter
Bottle skimming mouth, long neck, shoulder, round abdomen, lower abdomen gradually, circle feet slightly high, commonly known as” bottle. “The neck is decorated with clouds and dragons, the abdominal theme is painted with two-dragon beads, the bottom is painted with river cliffs and sea water lines, the outer wall of the foot is painted with lines for a week, and the edges of the mouth and feet are decorated with two lines.The foot has the blue-and-white script “Daqing Tongzhi year” six-character funds.
Appreciation of the bottle more than winding the lotus for decoration, painting the very rare dragon lines, so this bottle is more precious.
Blue and white entwined lotus pattern bottle,38 cm tall,7 cm in diameter,13 cm in foot diameter
Bottle skimming mouth, long neck, shoulder raised chord lines, round abdomen, circling feet slightly higher and slightly outward.The main motif is painted with green flowers and entwined with clematis, supplemented by sea water, Ruyi Yuntou, banana leaves, back lines, deformed lotus petals and honeysuckle patterns.The foot has the blue-and-white script “Da Qing Guangxu year” six-character money.
The emperor of Qing Dynasty used special bottle to reward the meritorious minister, beginning with Yongzheng, finally Xuantong, its tool type has a certain rule.This bottle is very delicate, is a standard official kiln.
Blue and white baby play picture bowl, Qingguang xu, high 7.4 cm, diameter 15.5 cm, foot diameter 5.8 cm
Bowl skim, arched belly, ringed feet.The outer wall is decorated with cyan, gray and blue hair, and each side of the mouth and foot wall has a double ring of cyan.The outer wall draws two group baby play pictures, the baby or wears the belly bag, or wears the wide clothing fat trousers, plays, is naive lovely.The two groups were separated by trees, rocks and flowers.Outside has green flower “big qing guangxu year” six character regular script.
It is one of the typical patterns of porcelain decoration.The figure of baby play was first seen in Changsha kiln porcelain in Tang Dynasty.The figure of baby play appeared on the porcelain of Qing Dynasty, which was due to the stability of social life and the rapid growth of population in Kangxi Dynasty.Under that kind of background, the baby play picture becomes the art picture of the view, and causes the court art to be affected.Tongzhi, Guangxu period baby play map is also seen.
Blue and white flying bat pencil holder, 16.5cm tall, 12.1cm in diameter, 12.1cm in foot diameter.
The pen tube is cylindrical, the oral diameter is similar, the bottom center of the micro-concave, blue-and-blue ash.The outer wall of the pen barrel is painted with a peach tree. There are nine big peach trees on the branches. Under the trees, there are painted mountains and rocks, bamboo and bamboo patterns. Near the bottom, there are painted rivers and cliffs and sea lines. The space is painted with five bats. There are clouds floating in the sky.This kind of auspicious decorative meaning “Shoushan Fuhai”, is the Qing Dynasty porcelain on the common decorative subject matter.Under the central blue-and-white two-column regular script “Changchun palace system” four-character funds.
The decorative painting of this instrument has the typical style of late Qing Dynasty.
Green squirrel grape grain bowl, Qingguang xu, height 11.5cm, aperture 22.5cm, foot diameter 8.9cm
Bowl cut mouth, deep arc abdomen, circle foot.White glaze is applied both inside and outside the bowl and inside the sole.Light in the bowl.The outer wall draws the green flower squirrel grape grain, the grape branch leaves is luxuriant, the squirrel goes through it.Six-character double-line fund of “Daqing Guangxu year” written by Green Flower, Department of Foreign Affairs.
Blue and white bamboo plums with grain bowl, Qingxuan series,7 cm high,13 cm diameter,5 cm foot diameter
The mouth of the bowl was flabby, with its belly curving and feet circling.White glaze, blue and white hair color, bowl mouth along the inside and outside and full wall are decorated with blue and white double ring line.The bowl heart draws the cloud grain, the outer wall full draws the pine bamboo plum grain.Foreign department green flower “xuantong year of the qing dynasty” double line six-character script.
Pine, bamboo and plum respectively symbolize evergreen is not old, gentleman way and ice flesh jade bone, these three kinds of plants do not fear the severe winter, hence the name “old cold three friends”, is one of the typical patterns of porcelain decoration.
Blue and white phoenix through the pot, height 23.5 cm, diameter 4.7 cm, foot diameter 7.3 cm, abdominal diameter 13 cm
The ampulla is straight-mouthed, the underside of the mouth is gradually expanded, the neck is thick, the abdomen is drooping, the abdomen is introverted, the circle foot is slightly outward.On one side of the abdomen, there is a long meandering flow with thin and thick underside, and on the other side there is a Ruyi-shaped handle with a small series on the upper end of the handle.A flat top, bead knob.White glaze on the bottom makes no sense.Dramatic to the cloud, handle silver ingots, such as baochai decorative, painted chrysanthemum petal pattern.The body is covered with blue-and-white glaze with blue-and-white patterns. Both sides of the abdomen are painted with phoenix-twined flower patterns, and between them are fireball clouds and bamboo-and-stone patterns.
This pot is full of body pattern, but the main pattern is prominent, complex and not chaotic.The use of blue-and-white material juice deep in the fetal bone, color and bright, the Yuan Dynasty blue-and-white porcelain is a rare work of pure color.
Blue and white glaze red carved cover can,41 cm high, 15.5 cm in diameter, 18.5 cm in foot diameter.
Can straight mouth, short neck, shoulder, drum belly, circle foot, sand bottom without glaze.The body is thin and thick, the quality of the fetus is fine, the color of blue and white is bright, and the red in the glaze is a little dark.A lion’s button cover.
The top of the jar cover is made of lion’s button, and the bottom of the button is painted with blue and blue flower lotus, rolling grass and back lines for a week.Can body, mouth along the painted blue and white twine pattern, each week.The shoulders are decorated with pendant cloud head pattern, the cloud pattern is painted with blue and white lotus with water ripple, and the cloud head pattern is separated by broken tree peony pattern.The abdomen four sides pile up plastic double hook diamond open light, inside engrave carved mountain stone, peony and so on four seasons garden scenery, among them glaze inside red to draw mountain stone, flower and so on, blue and white to paint the flower leaf, the pattern decoration has the relief effect.The underside of the abdomen is decorated with a wreath of lotus flowers, corresponding to the figure of the head of the cloud.The bottom of the abdomen is decorated with curly grass grain and deformed lotus-petal pattern. The lotus-petal pattern is painted with inverted flower pattern.The tank type is plump and full, the decorative layer is distinct, the comprehensive drawing, the carving, the plastic, the paste and so on many kinds of techniques.Green flowers, glaze red each other for the background, red, blue each other.
The blue-and-white red porcelain in the glaze was burnt in the Yuan Dynasty.The colorant of blue and white is cobalt oxide, which is stable in color.The color of red in glaze is copper oxide, which is very volatile. The firing atmosphere of kiln is very strict.The craftsmen of Jingdezhen in Yuan Dynasty creatively applied the two together on the same utensil.The appearance of this new underglaze color variety is an important symbol of the technical progress of porcelain production in the Yuan Dynasty.
This pot was unearthed in 1965 in the Yuan Dynasty in Baoding City, Hebei Province. It is one of the approximate two pieces, is the treasure of Yuan porcelain.
Festucous plate, height: 7.9 cm, diameter: 46.1 cm, foot diameter: 26.1 cm
Fold the edge, rhomboid mouth, disk flat, circle foot.The body is covered with green and white glaze, and the base material has no glaze.Inside and outside the plate painted blue-and-white decorative multi-layer.The mouth is decorated with a circle of curly grass grain, the inside wall of green flower net grain on the ground protrudes white tangled branch peony 6, the center edge ring with curly grass grain a week, the central green flower ground is baked Kirin, Xiang Feng each one, the space is lined with white lotus and cloud grain.The outer wall of the disk is 6 lotus flowers with twining branches.The composition of the whole instrument is strict.
The decoration of the blue-and-white porcelain in Yuan Dynasty has two forms: one is white as the ground, the other is blue as the flower, and it is painted directly on the white matrix with the blue-and-white raw material.The other is green flowers for the ground, with the blue and green background against the white pattern.The blue-and-white flower pattern plate is the representative work of the blue-ground white flower instrument, which shows a completely different artistic effect from the white-ground blue-flower device.This kind of instrument is very rare, rare, rare and rare.
Green sea water white dragon pattern plum vase, height 46.1cm, diameter 6.2cm, foot diameter 13.4cm
Plum bottle thick fetal bone, small mouth flat, short neck.The bottle is slender and has eight edges.Shoulder decoration, the next week big ruyi cloud head pattern, painting phoenix or kylin through the peony pattern, bottle in the middle of a week painted 4 white dragon, lined with blue and white sea water and flame lines, near foot decorated with a week Ruyi cloud head pattern, inside painted peony leaves.
The sutra says that the mandala begins in the east, ends in the northwest, and is always in all directions, meaning that the dharma is spread all over the surrounding area.Yuan court worship of the Buddha, this instrument, and dragon patterns for decoration, meaning that the emperor Weiga the world.
This is the Yuan Dynasty porcelain in the large-scale wine, fine and white fetal bones, glaze moisture transparent, green color and bright.The blue-and-white porcelain of the Yuan Dynasty has a large and full shape, rich and rich patterns, and its composition is rigorous. The traditional pattern of porcelain since the Tang and Song dynasties has been simplified, and the detailed description and the complicated level have formed the artistic style of flowers and flowers.The large blue-and-white cloud-head patterns on the shoulders and near feet of the instruments draw on the patterns of the silk shawls of the Yuan Dynasty.
The lotus pattern plate is 7.3 cm high, the diameter is 46.4 cm and the foot diameter is 29.8 cm.
Fold along,16 pieces of rhombus mouth, disk flat, circle foot.Disk inside, outside apply bright blue glaze, base element embryo does not have glaze.Inside and outside the plate painted blue-and-white decoration.The inner side is surrounded by a pattern.The inner wall is strung with flowers for a week, with six peonies intertwined on the zigzag stems.Pan-heart painting mandarin duck play lotus theme decoration, and Tilian vertical ring set, a pair of mandarin duck play in the meantime.The outer wall of the disk is also surrounded by a series of peonies, corresponding to the pattern of the inner wall.
The shape of this device is elegant and neat, typical plate for the Yuan Dynasty.Its painting is exquisite, the pattern composition is strict, with multi-layer banded auxiliary pattern sets off the theme pattern, each layer pattern is separated by the blue and white double circle line, the decoration is full but the main and the second is clear.Blue and white color is gorgeous, use imported Su Niebo green material.This disc is the essence of the blue-and-white porcelain of Jingdezhen kiln in the late Yuan Dynasty.
Jingdezhen kiln green peony grain can, yuan, height 27.5 cm, diameter 20.4 cm, foot diameter 19 cm
Can straight mouth, short neck, round shoulder, closed abdomen, shallow circle foot, sand bottom.The outer wall is decorated with blue and white glaze.The mouth is a twining flower, the shoulder is a twining lotus, the abdomen is a panoramic painting twining a peony, near the foot is a lotus leaf pattern.
This blue-and-white jar has a bright tone and smooth brush. It is divided by two strings in each layer, which not only highlights the theme, but also increases the level of the picture.The full and solemn shape of this pot is a typical work of blue-and-white porcelain in the Yuan Dynasty.
Yuxi kiln green flower jade pot spring bottle, yuan, height 25.6 cm, diameter 6.7 cm, foot diameter 9.5 cm
The bottle has a thin neck, a drooping abdomen, and a circle of feet.General application of green yellow glaze, the outer wall with green flowers painted banana leaves, lotus, fish algae patterns.
This spring vase of jade jug in Yuxi kiln was unearthed in 1973 from the cremation tomb of Yuan Dynasty in Lufeng, Yunnan Province.The blue-and-white style of Yuxi kiln in Yuan Dynasty is obviously different from that of Jingdezhen. The blue-and-white ware in Yuxi kiln has a very strong texture, such as loose foetus, yellow glaze, gray blue-and-white color and grey color.Although the blue-and-white color of this bottle is not as good as that of Jingdezhen, but the painting techniques are natural and smooth, and a few of the soon-to-be-decorated paintings are vivid, with a certain lively artistic effect, fully reflects the Yuan Dynasty, China’s frontier areas of porcelain manufacturing superior technical level and exquisite techniques.
The pot is 27.8 cm tall, 7.7 cm in diameter and 11.7 cm in foot diameter.
The pot has a long flow on one side, a cross piece on the neck and shoulder, and a crank on the other side, between the neck and the abdomen.Through the body blue and white decoration: the mouth is decorated with back lines, and then for banana leaf lines, back lines, twining lines, Ganoderma lucidum lines for a week, the abdomen decorated with crested chrysanthemum and peony lines;Near foot decoration deformation banana leaf pattern, flow and stem are painted twining flower pattern.The pot has a series, the tie-line painted twine pattern.