The gold and silver wares of Ming and Qing Dynasties tend to be gorgeous and colorful, with strong court atmosphere. The elegant shape of the instrument, the colorful gemstone inlay and dragon and phoenix pattern symbolize nobility and power. The gold and silver wares of Ming Dynasty are vivid and simple, and the pattern structure tends to be dense. The gold and silver wares of Qing Dynasty have not only the traditional style, but also the influence of other arts. It can be summarized in fine and fine words. The composite technology is developed. The combination of gold and silver ware with enamel, pearl jade and gemstone adds the nobility and beauty of the ware. The prosperity of gold and silver technology in the Qing Dynasty developed on the basis of inheriting the traditional Chinese technology, which laid a solid foundation for the development and innovation of today's gold and silver technology.
Eight immortals pot made in Xuande of Ming Dynasty
This Daming Xuande annual Eight Immortals Pot: Eight Immortals across the sea figure plastic arts fluent, generous and stable lines as a whole. The spout of the pot is flat on the spout. At the bottom of the traditional Chinese character Daming Xuande, the big character looks like a human. The overall line is generous and steady, the shape is simple and beautiful, no crack, no bump, thick and solid, especially suitable for the appreciation of tea ceremony furnishings, placed in the tea room, antique, full of charm. The design of this pot is based on the figure of eight immortals, which has its own characteristics. The legend of the eight immortals originated very early. The so-called "Eight Immortals". In the folklore, the eight immortals represent men, women, the old, the young, the rich, the expensive, the poor and the humble. Because the eight immortals are all human beings, they are close to the common people, and they are quite important representatives of immortals in Taoism. There are eight immortals palace in many places in China, and there are also eight immortals in the Party of greeting the gods. The eight immortals often appear in New Year pictures, embroidery, porcelain, lanterns and plays. It is said that the eight immortals also go to the flat peach meeting of the queen mother of the west to celebrate their birthday regularly. Therefore, "the Eight Immortals' birthday celebration" has become a common theme in folk art. This collection is extremely rare, with great investment value and collection value.
Silver has been used for more than 4000 years. It was given dual value of currency and decoration. China's silver culture has been brilliant for thousands of years. Silver pot technology is a comprehensive art, which is a collection of fine technology of Chinese intangible gold and silver. Silver pot technology, which integrates literature, history, aesthetics and folklore, has formed a huge system. Its scale, lineup, depth and breadth have all reached a fairly high level. It has multiple values such as art decoration, life use, spiritual sustenance and preservation of collection. Silver culture flourishes when it is prosperous, and declines when it is defeated. They contain rich political, social, historical and cultural connotations. Silverware culture has gone through a long historical period. Silverware in each historical period reflects people's different aesthetic, value and outlook on life at that time. This collection has a unique shape of the pot body, the eight immortals of the surface character pattern are extremely lifelike, and the manufacturing technology is superb. It is a rare rare treasure withgreatcollectionvalue.