China's four famous porcelain is an important symbol in the history of Chinese ceramics. It is the great contribution of the Chinese nation to world civilization and must be understood by porcelain lovers. Porcelain has beautiful shape, a wide variety, rich decoration and unique style. So, what are China's four famous porcelain? What are their characteristics?
1. Blue and white porcelain
Among the four famous traditional Chinese porcelain, blue and white porcelain ranks first. The ancients said: "multicolored Taihua is very fresh and elegant, and blue and white are more elegant than colorful." Although blue and white porcelain has a single color, it doesn't look monotonous. Under the wonderful pen of porcelain painters, it is thick and thin; Or deliberately ask for work with clear levels; Or a few strokes, all make people feel good-looking.
2. Exquisite porcelain
Exquisite porcelain, known as "glazed porcelain", is famous at home and abroad for its exquisite and crystal clear. Linglong porcelain was created and developed on the basis of hollowing out technology during the Xuande period of the Ming Dynasty. It has a history of more than 500 years.
3. Pastel porcelain
Pastel porcelain enjoys the reputation of "Oriental art treasure". Pastel, also known as soft color, is the glaze decoration of porcelain. Pastel porcelain was founded in the late Kangxi period of the Qing Dynasty and gradually improved in the Yongzheng and Qianlong periods. For pastel painting, first draw a pattern on the glaze of white porcelain, then fill in a layer of "glass white" (a painting material containing lead, silicon and arsenic), and then paint, wash and dye with colored materials, and bake in a color furnace.
4. Colored glazed porcelain
Glazed porcelain is a kind of porcelain made of iron, copper, cobalt, manganese and other oxides as raw materials, prepared into different pigments, coated on the surface of clay or porcelain body, and fired at high or low temperature.