A Pair of Dragon and Phoenix Chengxiang Tribute Plates in Ruyao
Bottom Diameter: 13cm
Ru kiln, one of the five famous kilns, is named for its origin in Ruzhou. The kiln site is Qingliangsi Village, Daying Town, Baofeng County, Henan Province. Ru porcelain ranks first among the five famous kilns of Song Dynasty: Ru, Guan, Ge, Jun and Ding. It is known as "Ru kiln is the queen" in the history of Chinese ceramics. Ru kiln is one of the most famous traditional Chinese ceramic crafts. It mainly represented the porcelain in the Northern Song Dynasty.
Ru Porcelain is simple and generous in shape, with precious agate as its glaze and unique in color. It has the praise of "agate as glaze handed down from ancient times". With the change of light, the glaze color is like "the rain breaks through the sky, the clouds break down", "Qianfeng Bibo emerald" is beautiful, the soil is fine, the body is like the Dong body whose glaze is thick and loud, bright and not dazzling. It has the characteristics of "pear skin, crab claw, sesame flower" and is called "like jade, non-jade, but winning jade" by the world. Since the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, the palace Ru Porcelain warehouse holds treasures that are more precious than the Shang, Yi and Zhou Ding. It is called "Ru Porcelain is better than Ru Porcelain in spite of its wealth".
The dragon and phoenix of Ru kiln are a pair of auspicious tribute plates, which have regular shape, open pan, arc belly and lower bearing ring foot. The caliber is 19.5 cm and the base diameter is 13cm. Panxin dragon and Phoenix patterns, dragon and Phoenix gestures are different, exquisite painting, smooth lines, dragon and Phoenix are auspicious, implying the happiness of husband and wife. The painter is fluent and the composition is ingenious, which has great collection value and artistic value.