Blue-and-white porcelain, also known as white blue-and-white porcelain, is one of the mainstream varieties of Chinese porcelain, under the glaze color porcelain.Blue-and-white decorative composition is plump, multi-level and not chaotic, the pen method to a point more common, smooth and powerful, sketching and rendering is robust and calm.In addition to the more artistic, these patterns have their own moral, let’s see what these traditional blue-and-white porcelain patterns represent!
1. Tai Shi Tai Bao
A lion or mammalian cat.The lion pattern in ancient Chinese craftsmanship is the result of the processing, refining and drawing of the folk entertainers of the past dynasties.Hydrangea is a round ball made of silk imitation hydrangea.Ancient view of hydrangea as auspicious and festive products.According to “Han Shu · Li Yue Zhi” recorded in the Han Dynasty folk lion dance, “lion roll hydrangea” pattern comes from this.Lion dance is a folk festival activities, and the meaning of disaster blessing.The pattern that is composed by hydrangea is called “hydrangea brocade”, “hydrangea pattern” and so on.
2. There are images in peace
Peace is peace, peace and peace, but also refers to years of good harvest.Elephant, mammal, elephant life span is extremely long, can be more than 200 years, be regarded as by the human Rui beast.Elephant is also a good sight.Treasure bottle, the water purification bottle of legend Guan Shiyin, also known as Guanyin bottle, is filled with holy water, sprinkling can get auspicious.”There is an elephant in peace” is also called “the scene of peace” and “the image of happiness”.Describes the river Qinghaiyan, the people health Wu Fu.
3. Sanyang Kaitai
Sheep, with the same word[Xiang], are auspicious.Three sheep means” three yang “.Sanyang, the beginning of hexagrams, nine, nine two, nine three, yang and yin decline.Kaitai, Taiga name;The heaven and the earth meet and all things become clear.The meaning that opens Tai namely opens, foreboding to have good luck.”Three Yang Kaitai” pattern, meaning to eliminate all sinful and sinful, auspicious and good luck followed.
4. More than one year in a row
With firecrackers, folk toys and other symbolic New Year’s Day.”Fish” and “Yu” the same tone, the metaphor of living well-off, to the festival, the family is well-off.This expresses the good desire of the ancient people to pursue a happy and prosperous life every year.In China’s urban and rural areas, the habit of portraying this wish as a picture has not been abandoned.On New Year’s Day, the family hangs a picture of a child holding a carp, expressing both joy and good luck in the coming year.
5. Harmony makes you happy.
He Xian, Hexian, refers to the high monk Han Shan and picked up.Han Shan, a name Han Shan Zi, Tang Dynasty monks, and Tiantai Guoqing Monastery monks picked up as good friends.In the eleventh year of the Qing Dynasty, Han Shan, a mountain in the Han Dynasty, was sealed as a holy and holy place. The people of the world called it “He He He Er Xian” or “He He He Er Sheng”.”Box” and “Harmony” and “Homonymy, Metonymy”.In the old days, folk married, happy hanging and united image, take “harmony and harmony” meaning, in order to hope for a happy marriage.
6. It’s full of gold and jade
Goldfish, also known as the “golden crucian carp.”An ornamental fish formed by the evolution of the crucian carp.The image of fish as decorative patterns, has long been seen in primitive society on the pottery pot.During the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, there were many fish-shaped jade ornaments and bronzes.Fish is homophonic to Yu. Metaphor is rich and abundant.The theme of New Year’s painting is very happy.”The golden jade is full of hall”, the word wealth is very much.Lao-tzu: “There is no such thing as gold and jade in the hall.””It is also used to speak well of others.
7. Onokami Okichi
Room, house, room, room.”Poetry · Xiaoya · Si Qian”: “Building room hundred blocks, southwest its household.”Also refers to the family property.”Guoyu · Chu language”: “Shi Ershi and separate their rooms.”I mean my wife’s house.”Stone”, homophonic “room” also.The homophonic sounds of “chicken” and “ji”.”Dagichi on the room” implies peace and well-being, a well-off life, good luck.
8. Fushou Wandai
“Book · Hong Fan” Yun: “Five blessings: one for longevity, two for wealth, three for Kang Ning, four for virtue and five for life.” You are good for virtue, meaning good for virtue;To test one’s life means to end one’s life well.”Five blessings and one’s life” means many blessings and many lives.Also and the bat composition pattern is called “Fu Shou Wandai”.
“Xi De Lian Ke” congratulates repeatedly obtains the examination good result.
10. Triple and 1
Three yuan, the metaphor of “three yuan in a row”.Using three longans or three yuan treasure metaphor “three yuan.””Three Yuan and three Yuan” means” three Yuan and “first”.This is a lucky speech or a congratulatory speech to those who participated in the imperial examination.
11. Fu Zeng Gui Zi
The laurel of sweet-scented osmanthus is the same as the “expensive”, which means” precious son “.In the old days, Tianzi was considered a blessing.To give birth to boys, neighbors, relatives and friends to congratulate, “Fu Zenggui son,” is the intention of this auspicious map.
12. Joy in front of me
Ancient money, in ancient times with tortoise shell, tooth shell when the currency.After the Shang and Zhou dynasties, the money was cast out of metal.There are gold, silver, copper, copper currency commonly known as copper money.Magpie take a “happy” word, money, “before the” homophonic, “happy in front of the” happy thing in the present.
13. Happy life and perfect life
Two ancient money, say “Shuangquan”.Bat metaphor “blessing”, longevity star, longevity peach means longevity.The composition of the pattern is called “Fushou Shuangquan”.
14. Age of tortoise and crane
Turtle, “turtle Sutra” contains: “tortoise 1,200 years old, the end of the universe.” Crane, crane.Legend has it that all tortoises and cranes have a thousand years of life.Guo Pu’s” Poems on the Immortals”: “Ask the mayfly generation, rather know the Year of the Tortoise Crane!”Age of a tortoise and a crane” means a long life.
15. Good luck and good luck
Fortune, refers to Hong Fu, good fortune, good luck.”Han Fei-tzu” read: “All life is a blessing in disguise.”A thousand-character essay” in the words” good fortune and good fortune “, that good and good luck can attract good fortune.With the bat composition pattern, the meaning has the blessing, the fortune and the happiness.
16. Bring the case to the fore
Qi Mei, “Later Han Book · Liang Hong Biography”: “[Hong] for people to rent chong, every return, wife for food, dare not look at in front of the Hong, lifting the eyebrow.” Case, have feet of the tray.”Mei” and “Mei” are synonymous.The world says husband and wife respect each other is to raise a case to match an eyebrow.”Qi Mei Zhu Shou”, a metaphor for husband and wife mutual respect and love, health and longevity.
17. Mandarin Duck Your Son
Mandarin duck, beautiful feather color, shape like a duck, but smaller than a duck.The male has fan-shaped feathers on his wings.Male and female often together, the old literary works are often used to compare husband and wife love.”Bird Sutra”: Mandarin duck, leaning toward the evening couple, love its kind.It is said that mandarin ducks swim in pairs, and at night the male and female wings cover their necks. If they are lost, they will never be matched again.Lotus seed, lotus seed, Yu Liangui son.”Yuanyang Guizi” means husband and wife love together to old.
18. Two Dragons Drama Beads
Dragon, “said article” 11: “the dragon, the long scale insect, can be quiet and clear, can be powerful, can be short and long, the spring equinox and climb the sky, the autumn equinox and deep.”Pearl,” means the pearl of the night.Legend has it that the dragon can rain, people often worship the dragon king rain in the dry year, and then act as a “dragon lantern play” folk activities, “two dragon opera beads” is by playing the dragon lantern evolution, there is Qingfeng year, auspicious meaning.
19. Shuangfeng Chengxiang
Phoenix, also known as the “phoenix emperor”, the legend of the god bird.Male call “phoenix”, female call “Huang” its shape according to “Er Ya · Shi Niao” Guo Pu note: “Chicken head, snake neck, swallow chin, turtle back, fish tail, five colors, high six feet.”There are many legends and stories about the phoenix in ancient times, and the use of traditional New Year paintings and phoenix-themed designs is also common.
20. Long Feng Cheng Xiang
Dragon and phoenix are creatures of legend and imagination.Not only vivid, beautiful, but also give a lot of magic color.Dragon can rain to pray for harvest, symbolize the imperial power.The phoenix is graceful and noble, involving many legends, and has become the embodiment of auspicious happiness in people’s mind.Dragon and phoenix are also used to describe talented people.”Long Feng Cheng Xiang” symbol of noble, gorgeous, auspicious, festive.
21. Kirin Shingui
Kirin, also known as” Qi Lin “, is an ancient Chinese legend of an animal, with the phoenix, tortoise, dragon known as the” four spirits”, the first of the four spirits.In many Chinese folklore, the story of Kirin is not many, but in the people’s life, it is really everywhere to reflect its unique precious and spiritual.
22. Joy and joy
A badger, mammal, or pig badger.Head tip, long kiss, gray body hair.”Badger” and “Huan” are on the same note.Using badgers and magpies to make a symbol of “bliss”, this is a festive term for something very happy.
23. All the way to Lianke
Heron, active in the riverside or paddy swamps, common egrets, herons, and so on.The words” heron “and” road “are synonymous, and the words” lotus” and” lian “are synonymous.The reed “reed” and “road” harmony.Reeds grow, often a tree into a piece, so homophonic “Lianke” meaning.In the old imperial examination, the continuous examination is called “Lianke”.The picture of heron and lotus and reeds is called “all the way together”, which means that we should try to keep company, be quick, and have a successful career.Also with a heron and bat, the pattern of the birthday star is called “one way lucky star”, wish the person who travels far this go lucky.
24. You’re in a good mood
Tang, Meng Jiao, “after the Dengke” poem: “the spring wind complacent horseshoe disease, a day to see all the flowers in Chang ‘an.”When Meng Jiao was young, he didn’t want to be an official. He only wrote poems.Forty-year-old after the examination, two consecutive times did not take, the third time only in the entrance examination Jinshi.A moment of excitement, is to write this” post-college “poetry.Later, people use the term “complacency” to refer to Jinshi and Di, but also refers to success and profit, self-satisfaction.
25. Three-star high-profile
Samsung, that is, Fu, Lu, longevity Samsung.Deer, many species, in the auspicious pattern of the sika deer.The word “deer” is synonymous with the word “lu”.In ancient times, the salary of officials was called salary and wealth.Peach flat, generally refers to the West Queen’s mother’s place where the immortal peach.”Three-star high-profile” means happiness, wealth and longevity.
26. Looking forward to the Gospel
The boy looked up at the flying bat.look forward to; look forward to; look forward to; look forward to; look forward to; look”Looking forward to the gospel,” also known as” blessing from the sky, “expressed hope for good news.
27. Reporting for Peace
Firecrackers, according to the Southern and Northern Dynasties Liang Zong purlin “Jingchu year of age,” carried, in ancient times in the festival or festival, with fire bamboo, burst sound, known as” firecrackers”, thought to be able to drive away the ghost.The posterity uses the multi-layer paper to wrap the gunpowder tightly, joins with the medicine thread, ignites to explode.Tang called it “firecrackers.””Firecrackers” refers to the arrival of the New Year,” bamboo paper peace “means to exorcise evil, pray for peace and well-being.
28. Good luck and good luck
Elephant, riding elephant and “auspicious” homophonic.”Good luck and good luck”, happy and auspicious words.As in ancient times, people said each other, “well-being”, each other, “good luck”, pray for family well-being, long-term blessing.”Lucky”, “Vientiane”, “Jiqing”, “Ruyi” and other words for ancient China’s representative eulogizing words.
29. Qitai the Nine Goats
Nine suns point to the sun.Here “yang” homophonic “sheep”.Nine, generally refers to the majority or many times, Kai-tai, meaning good luck, good omen.”Yang” ancient “Xiang” word, “Xiang” Yang Yu.Nine sheep, good luck and happy things, countless, endless.”Pine”, the four seasons long green, the symbol of longevity.”Bamboo” and “Zhu” in the same tone, meaning blessing.”Mei” and “Mei” the same tone, implying “happy” meaning also.”Jiuyang Qitai” implies the well-being of the stars, hundred things smoothly, also known as” Jiuyang Kaitai “.
30. Fishermen’s Day
“Fishing for profit”, originally refers to a third party taking advantage of the danger of conflict between the two sides, the meaning here outside the harvest.
31. Wu Zi Nao Mi Le
Maitreya Buddha, one of the Buddhist Mahayana Bodhisattvas.General refers to the buddhist temple chest and belly bare full of smiling fat monk statue, called meile.There are also the legendary monk cloth bag for the incarnation of Maitreya Bodhisattva.In the old days, five children’s dolls were playing on Maitreya Buddha.The home puts on a, the choice is happy with family.
32. Eight Immortals Lifetime
Shouxing, star name, also the name of the gods, also known as the Antarctic Cepheus.In “Shiji · Feng Chan Book”, “Journey to the West”, “White Snake Biography” are described.Traditional image: long head big ear, short body, white beard, kind-eyed and good-looking, holding the nectarine in hand, holding the fairy stick, or riding the crane, flying in the sky.In the Ming and Qing Dynasties, there were pictures of longevity stars sitting in the hall or riding cranes standing in the clouds, eight immortals as a birthday wish, called “Eight Immortals Qing Shou” or “Eight Immortals Yang Shou”, some add a white ape to the peach offering.
33. Tiannü Sanhua
“Tiannü Sanhua” is also called “Fairy Sanhua”, which means spring is full of the world, and it is often auspicious.
34. Ma Gou Xian Shou
Ma Gu, the fairy in ancient myth.Ge Hong “immortal biography” said that she is Jianchang people, the study of the southeast Gushu mountain.Emperor Huan of the Eastern Han Dynasty, when Wang Fang-ping’s call, came down to Cai Jingjia, eighteen ninety-nine, can throw rice into beads.Legend has it that on March 3, the mother of the West King’s birthday, Ma Gu in the Jiang Zhu River with Ganoderma lucidum wine, for the mother’s birthday.So in the old days, I wished my daughter a birthday. I painted her as a gift and said, “Ma Gus gave her life.”
35. The Kirin Shooting
Kirin, the legendary beast, and the dragon, phoenix, turtle called the “four spirits.”A symbol of good luck and good luck.According to the “Sanctuary Map”: “Confucius born, see Lin Tu Yu Shu.”Therefore, “Kirin to send children”, meaning the age of Saint-Ming, Kirin sent children, when they grow up, is a good material through the world, to assist the country’s virtuous officials also.Folk New Year paintings also painted a fairy holding a boy riding on the back of the kylin, known as the “fairy to send children.”Kirin and Jade Book, Ruyi composition of the pattern known as” Kirin Xiangrui “,” Kirin Ruyi “.
36. Safe at once
“Right now”, meaning in a hurry.Tang poetry has” meet immediately without pen and paper, according to the king’s message to report peace. “”Peace at once” pattern, also known as” peace on the horse “, the ancient traffic inconvenience, family members, pedestrians, long did not get the letter, but get the word” peace “, to comfort anxiety.This picture shows the best wishes for your family and friends.
37. Chang ‘e Flies to the Moon
Chang ‘e, the mythical wife of Hou Yi.Hou Yi got the medicine of immortality from his mother in the West. After Chang ‘e had eaten it, he ran to the Moon Palace.This moving legend was very popular for a time.”Chang ‘e Run to the Moon” symbolizes the pursuit of beauty, so people paint auspicious pictures to hope for Yan.
38. Going at a fast pace
Qingyun, refers to the high altitude, Sima Xiangru “Zi Xu Fu”: “staggered disputes, on the dry Qingyun.”It is also a metaphor for a high-ranking official.”Qingyun De Lu” also known as” Straight up Qingyun “, a metaphor for the rise of the official career.
39. An Incorruptible Product
An article, the ancient highest official rank name;Lotus, lotus flower also.Lotus and lotus often mixed, the ancient praise lotus poetry is very many.”Lian” and “Lian” with the same tone, “Yipin clean and honest” implied that the high position is not greedy, fair and honest, this is the old people’s praise of the official.
40, Ninth Spring
Peach blossom, chicken, ears of wheat, etc.Peach, the variety of peach, spring flowering, blooming, red-like fire, spring is full of.Nine, multi-level also, also refers to the sky or palace ban.”Nine”, the extreme number also, the ancient times often with nine similes numerous, such as nine Ding, Jiuzhou.”Nine Spring” expressed people’s admiration for spring, with infinite beauty of spring to stay in the world.
41. Tian Xian Shou Zhi
Dianzhu, Narcissus, Ganoderma lucidum and Shoushi.Tianzhu, that is, Nantianzhu, autumn purple red, fruit cluster red, if a lot of beads of fire, pretty shape, here borrowed “heaven” word.Narcissus, beautiful hair fragrance, known as incense for Jiapin, here borrowed a “fairy” word.Shoushi, namely Taihu Stone, is produced in Taihu Lake area of porous and exquisite stone, for the decoration of the courtyard or selected for use as rockery.The symbol “Tianxian Zhu Shou” is composed of Daffodils, Daffodils, Ganoderma lucidum and Shoushi.
42. Nafu Yingxiang
Happy, blessed, blessed.It was a common greeting used in old times to meet or communicate.”Nafu Yingxiang”, a lucky word, contains the auspicious phase of Hong FuI’ll go on.