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PORCELAIN, MING BLUE ON WHITE - INDICE DEL TIPO


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Nombre Tipológico:
PORCELAIN, MING BLUE ON WHITE
Categoría Cerámica:
PORCELAIN
Lugar de Producción:
CHINA
Fecha de Producción:
1550-1644
Definir Atributos:
White, thin, highly vitreous paste, that is smooth and translucent, with the glaze well bonded to the paste.

Background glaze color has a bluish or bluish-grey tint, and the surfaces are very glossy, smooth and without visible imperfection.

Decoration is in underglaze blue painting, commonly using a bright, light cobalt blue color. Most elements are outlined in blue, with a paler blue wash filling them in.

Designs are often arranged in a central medallion, with freely arranged elements around the cavetto and rim. Motifs include floral elements, mythological creatures, figures, animals, landscape features, cross-hatching, geometric elements, and scrolls.

Forma del Recipiente :
BOWL
CUP
JAR
PLATE
SAUCER
VASE
Comentarios:
Ming porcelain is known for its soft, lustrous surfaces, and the spontaneous quality of itís designs. For specific chronological and regional attributions, see Carswell 1985 and Kuwayama 1997
Definiciones Publicadas:
Ayers 1988, Carswell 1985, Deagan 1987, Kuwayama 1997