Auctions is pleased to offer a beautiful pair of Chinese Famille Rose porcelain Jardinieres or Planters. The origin of porcelain pottery-making technology dates back 6000 years to the Neolithic period, and the related technologies and skills were continuously developed throughout early Chinese history. By the time the industry had matured during the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279), porcelain was an indispensable item for daily use in all sectors of society and was exported by land and sea. Famille rose (French: "rose family") is the group of Chinese porcelain wares characterized by decoration painted in opaque overglaze pink enamel rose colors.
These colors were known to the Chinese as yangcai ("foreign color") because they were first introduced from Europe (around 1685). Famille rose porcelain was perfected at the famous Jingdezhen kilns under the directions of Nian Xiyao? Lovely pair of jardinieres is. Classic yangcai , typically decorated with figures depicting a courtyard scene, set in a pastoral landscape with auspicious flower motifs. They each measure 13.5 inches in diameter by 11.75 inches in height (34.2 cm by 29.8 cm).Archaic seal: Da Qing Qianlong Nian Zhi - "Great Qing Qianlong Period Make". Note: one planter has a glazing flaw on the bottom (see image). Overall, however, they are in very good condition. A fine collectors set, they are guaranteed authentic. Our goal is to bring the same experience and excitement of collecting that we have been delivering in-person to collectors across the Globe at Primitive in Chicago. Every object we sell online has been carefully hand-selected with special attention to detail, quality, and significance. The item "FINE PAIR CHINESE QING PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE JARDINIERES QIANLONG MARKS CHINA" is in sale since Friday, August 17, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases". The seller is "gjpaw" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.