This is famille-rose porcelain with yellow ground and over-glaze colorful painting.It means the hope of peace and wealth all year round from spring to winter, and it expresses the wish of peace to friends and relatives. It is painted with the color of yellow as the ground color, and then is drawn plum blossom, peony and ganoderma lucidum with the method of boneless painting. The dark color alternates with the light color, and the sense of layer is clear as well, which form a stereoscopic sense. There is the seal character Made during YongZheng reign (A.D.1723-A.D.1735) of Qing dynasty (A.D.1644-A.D.1911) on the bottom of the vase.
Famille-rose porcelain is a new great creation of the potters in Jingdezhen. It is produced by the combination of White Glass-like material and painting techniques. According to research, the so-call white glass-like material is opaque white emulsion, which is a kind of compound containing lead oxide, silica and arsenic. With the help of its effect of opacification, the colorful painting may show the change of gradation, so that the expressive force of the colorful painting is greatly improved, the whole design seems soft and gentle. Since it possesses the style of Chinese ink painting, it is always called as Pearl of Oriental Art.
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