Appreciation of fine pictures of blue-and-white porcelain in Ming and Qing Dynasties

Blue-and-white porcelain is a kind of underglaze porcelain which uses natural cobalt as color material, paints on the porcelain body with a pen, condenses transparent glaze, and finally fires at high temperature.The subglaze cobalt material appears blue after being fired at high temperature, which is traditionally called as”Qinɡ Hua”.Blue and white has the touch of Chinese traditional painting.The charm of green flowers lies in the fine porcelain and white color, underglaze color blue painting, beautiful green, design decoration elegant and popular.Blue and white decoration mainly through the line thickness, density, point line and other strokes to express a variety of artistic conception, under a strong and soft, virtual and solid, thick and weak, weight and weight of the changes, the method of writing there are center and Shun, reverse, drag, promotion and so on.

Qianlong, Qing Dynasty, blue and white flowers, twined flowers, double ears, hexagonal bottles

Blue and white decorative composition pay attention to changes in waterways, that is, master the overall black-and-white effect, size block surface and pattern combination of black and white space.The density of space, that is, relative to the density of the decorative size to determine.Treat the white ground of the unembellished part as a factor as important as the embellished part.

Qing Qianlong blue-and-white vase with dragon pattern

Blue-and-white porcelain first appeared in Gongxian kiln in Tang Dynasty, which was temporarily interrupted with the decline of Gongxian kiln.Until the Yuan Dynasty blue-and-white porcelain firing technology in Jingdezhen re-shine, clean glaze, blue-and-white brilliant color of the mature Yuan blue-and-white porcelain appeared, to the Ming and Qing dynasties has become the mainstream of Chinese porcelain production.

large flat pot with double bat ears for spring cultivation in Qianlong, Qing Dynasty

The blue-and-white porcelain of the three dynasties of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty has obvious stage characteristics due to the difference of painting cobalt material, painting subject matter and painting style.

Qingqianlong big flat pot with tangled branches and lotus lines and double Ruyi ears

The Ming and Qing dynasties were the period when blue-and-white porcelain reached its peak and went into decline.Ming Yongle and Xuande period is a peak in the development of blue-and-white porcelain, well-known for its exquisite production;Qing Kangxi with “colorful blue-and-white” blue-and-white porcelain to the peak;After Emperor Qianlong of Qing Dynasty, because of the development of Pink-colored porcelain, it gradually declined, although it was in late Qing Dynasty (Guangxu) at one time, finally it could not continue the prosperity of Kangxi Dynasty.Generally speaking, this period of official kiln equipment production rigorous, exquisite;The kiln apparatus is random, free and easy, the picture is freehand.Starting from the late Ming Dynasty, the blue-and-white painting gradually absorbed some elements of Chinese painting techniques.

Qingqianlong blue-and-white vase with dragon pattern

Qing dynasty qianlong green flower twining flowers dragon and phoenix competition pearl picture double dragon ear teapot

Qingqianlong blue-and-white flat vase with double ears

Ming Yongle blue-and-white vase with dragon pattern.

Qingyongzheng blue and white flowers twined flower pattern garlic bottle

Mingxuande twined plum vase

Ming Yongle flower folding flower candlestick

Ming Yongle, blue and white, folded branches, plum vase with flower and fruit grain.

Qing Yong Zheng Qing Hua entwined branch lotus pattern long neck bottle

Qing dynasty qianlong green flower twining flower pattern wine


Qing Qianlong blue and white eight auspicious patterns Bahu

Qianlong Qinghua folding flower fruit and bat pattern flower mouth vase

Qianlong Qinghua Shoushan Fuhai pattern vase