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The Auction Performance of Qing Dynasty Porcelain_ Highly collectible

In the Qing Dynasty, ceramic production, apart from the official kilns in Jingdezhen as the center, flourished and achieved great success in various local kilns. Especially with the gradual westward trend, ceramic exports, and the introduction of Western raw materials and technologies, the ceramic industry became more diverse and diverse due to external influences. Due to the trend of mass production and imitation, art academies pursued exquisite craftsmanship. Although there were amazing works, they lacked creativity and flowed into craftsmanship.


Dehua porcelain in Fujian Province is white and transparent, and is famous for producing Buddha statues. In the early Qing Dynasty, Jingdezhen porcelain represented the highest level of porcelain making in China and even the world. With the surge in demand for Jingdezhen porcelain at home and abroad, as well as in the imperial court, the Jingdezhen porcelain industry of the Kang, Yong, and Qian dynasties entered a peak in porcelain making history. Kangxi’s blue and white, five colors, three colors, Sang de boeuf glaze, cowpea red, enamel color and other decorative varieties have a unique style; Yongzheng’s pastels, doucai, blue and white, and high and low temperature colored glazes are soft and powdery, simple and elegant. The porcelain making process of Qianlong is exquisite and unparalleled, with a ghost axe craftsmanship that is unprecedented. Special craft ceramics such as blue and white exquisite porcelain, elephant shaped porcelain carving, antique copper, bamboo and wood, lacquer ware, etc. are lifelike and exquisitely crafted. The porcelain industry flourished and various industries flourished. During the reign of Emperor Qianlong, Tang Ying, the supervisor of pottery, wrote in the “Tao Ye Tu Shuo”: “Jingdezhen is only ten miles long, surrounded by mountains and water, and in a remote corner, pottery is used to sell goods from all directions. There are no less than hundreds of thousands of craftsmen in the second and third districts of folk kilns, and there are many people who eat from it.” In the middle of the Qing Dynasty, the development of exported ceramics was colorful and dazzling.


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