Blue and White Porcelain Flag
Blue and white porcelain, also known as Yuan Blue and White, is the blue and white porcelain produced in Yuan Dynasty. Only then did we have today’s blue and white porcelain flag.
Blue and white porcelain was produced in Tang Dynasty and flourished in Yuan Dynasty. Mature blue-and-white porcelain appeared in Jingdezhen of Yuan Dynasty. The greatest feature of decoration is that the composition is full and the layers are many but not disorderly.
The blue and white porcelain of the Yuan Dynasty has greatly changed the implicit and introverted style of traditional porcelain, giving people a concise pleasure with distinct visual effects. With the heroic atmosphere and the original spirit of art, Qizi pushed the blue and white painting art to its peak and established the prosperity and long-term endurance of blue and white porcelain in later generations.
The glaze color of blue and white porcelain has been used from the middle of the 14th century to the first year of the year, mostly with imported blue materials. Glaze white in the pan-green, glaze lustrous and transparent, smooth and moist, glaze area shows blue duck eggs, glaze brightness often flickers, foot ring glaze shows a light aqua-green. With proper transparency, brightness and color, the flag can also better foil the expressive force of blue and white.
Our Yuan Blue and White Porcelain Flag is unique in shape. From the point of view of production technology, at this time, blue and white porcelain carcass has a huge body, such as large pot, large bottle, large plate, big bowl and so on. But there are also elaborate works, such as tall bowls, cups, pans and so on.
In the Yuan Dynasty, blue and white porcelain had not yet become the necessities of the court or people’s daily life. Besides wine utensils, Ming instruments, musical instruments and flags, the main products were exported to the outside world. Therefore, the shape of blue and white porcelain flags in the Yuan Dynasty had certain particularity. The reason was to meet the ornamental needs of people in different regions, levels and habits.