During the Yongzheng period of the Qing Dynasty, the style of colored porcelain created and fired by official kilns was dominated by pastel. Pastel is rich in color, beautiful and elegant. At the same time, pastel is known as the "Four Famous Porcelains of Jingdezhen" together with blue and white porcelain, colored glaze and exquisite porcelain.
Today, Tongxinshe Teahouse brings a pastel hand-painted “peach gaiwan”
Since ancient times, peaches have been an auspicious object, and peach branches have the meaning of praying for blessings. It is not easy to present the freshness and juiciness of peaches on porcelain. Pastel porcelain is time-consuming, labor-intensive and costly. When drawing, pay attention to the light changes of the pattern to accurately describe all things in nature. A lush peach tree is painted with pastels, stretching along the wall of the bowl to the lid. There are also peach blossoms dotted between the trees. It is smart and natural. The peach color is soft and the dots are delicate. One peach requires more than 10,000 dots. , in order to draw the color transition and fluff effect of peach. The peach is large and plump, with rich three-dimensionality.
The whole vessel is like a gold ingot, round and full, with the meaning of attracting wealth. It has a flat mouth, slanted body, deep belly, simple and elegant, and the charm of the traditional shape also highlights the luxury and elegance of the palace style. The rim is light and easy to handle. Light and easy to hold, the 130ml capacity is enough for daily tea making.