Enamel Painted Porcelain 琺瑯彩繪瓷 (景泰藍)

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Dublin Core

Title

Enamel Painted Porcelain 琺瑯彩繪瓷 (景泰藍)

Subject

Porcelain, Colour, Pattern

Description

Enamel Painted Porcelain was pottery that featured unique techniques such as overglaze painting and cloisonné (embedding of minerals). It emerged during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912 AD) which dubbed it as Qing porcelain. The Qing imperial court would order custom-made pieces of enamel painted porcelain.

Source

Ordinary Chinese Porcelain

Date

Qing Dynasty (1644-1912 AD)

Relation

White Porcelain, Blue and White Porcelain, Black Porcelain, Celadon

Format

Hard, Smooth, Colourful

Type

Craft

Crafts Item Type Metadata

Crafting Methods

Applying a variety of over-glaze pigments to decorative schemes of flower, landscape and figurative scenes, these wares have gained great fame in the West. In the eighteenth century, borrowing from techniques in the decoration of metalware, enamel was painted on porcelain to create vivid colors and stunning patterns.

Materials

Ceramic

Usage and Application

It was used for decoration.

Collection

Citation

“Enamel Painted Porcelain 琺瑯彩繪瓷 (景泰藍),” CCCH9051 Group 64, accessed February 1, 2023, https://learning.hku.hk/ccch9051/group-64/items/show/40.

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