Blue enamel
Product Id
BEJ-07M2/099B
Description
Cloisonne ware with animal-shaped ears on each side. This shape is a copy of a bronze from the Shang Dynasty which is more than 3000 years old. It was used as a heating pot in the Shang Dynasty. This cloisonneware was used as a decoration in past China.
Dimensions
D41 cm
Origin
China Beijing
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History
Confusion, reunification and golden age Wei Wendi(220-226) Chen Hou Zhu(583-589) Sui Wendi(581-604) Tang Gaozu(618-626) Three Kingdoms : Centuries of rule by warlords began in this period, a time of history greatly romanticesed for its reputed chivalry.  Despite the political unrest, major advances were made in the fields of medicine, astronomy and cartography, and gunpowder was invented for use in fireworks. Wei : 220 - 265 Shu Han : 221 - 263 Wu : 229 - 280 Art in the Three Kingdoms:  It was during this time that the first artists appear whose n 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
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