Cloisonne vase
Product Id
GEO-8
Description
VASE.Cloisonne appears in the Ming Dynasty around 500 years ago. In China, we call it "Jing Tai Lan" which means the blue colour ware of the Ming Dynasty's "Jing Tai" period. The only colour of the cloisonne before the Qing Dynasty was blue, and because it required a unique technique to produce it, cloisonne was very expensive and only used by the imperial family or wealthy families. This shape of vase is a copy of a typical ceramic flower vase . The picture of lions playing with a ball symbolises happiness and power. This vase was used as a decoration.
Dimensions
H43 cm
Origin
China Beijing province
Age
circa 1920
Price
666.00 €
 
Interested in this product?
Cloisonne vase Cloisonne vase Cloisonne vase
History

Revival and Collapse

Hongwu(1368-1398)
Yongle(1403-1424)
Kangxi(1661-1722)
Qianlong(1736-1795)
Ming Dynasty : 1368 - 1644
The rebel leader Hung-Wu, also called Chu Yuan-chang, established the Ming Dynasty after throwing out the Mongols in 1368 A.D., but his power was still fairly weak after the Mongol invasion. His rule extended only from the Great Wall to the east of Tibet - smaller borders than modern China or than in T’ang Dynasty China, on which he  modelled his government by trying to keep as power centralised, and especially in his own hands Read more
Traditional Arts & Crafts
An introduction to cloisonné Cloisonné is a famous traditional enamelware with a history of over 500 years.  It is known as the ‘Blue of Jingtai’ in China because blue was the first colour used for enamelling and Jingtai was the title of the 7th Ming Emperor during whose reign cloisonné became widely popular. A wide variety of luxury goods can be made from cloisonné, including vases, jars, bowls, plates, boxes, ashtrays and jewellery. The articles are brilliant in colour and splendid in design.  Cloisonné is one of Beijing’s most famous arts and crafts and it is kn Read more
Webdesign by h2a.lu