The Museum Proper
Replica or Original:
Not a Replica
On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:
14" x 8.5"
Blue and white porcelain vase with floral design in underglaze with gold outlines.
Inscriptions, and/or Markings:
Cobalt blue and white porcelain is closely associated with the Ming Dynasty. The Cultural Centre Museum's artifact is a medium sized blue and white porcelain vase. Blue and White Porcelain Vase resembles the distinctive blue colour and that comes from a chemical compound that creates a vibrant cobalt pigment. Blue-and-white porcelain was a highly demanded product exported from China starting around the 14th century. Cobalt blue and white porcelain became an iconic colour pairing, influencing other cultures such as Europe, the Middle East and Japan.
The Blue and White Porcelain Vase is decorated with stylistic floral patterns. With ornamental elements, the underglaze accentuates subtle gold outlines.
鈷青花瓷與明代有著密切的聯繫。文化中心博物館的館藏是一個中等大小的青花瓷花瓶。《仿古清花描金瓶》上的藍色是來自一種可以產生充滿活力的鈷顏料的化合物。從 14 世紀左右開始，青花瓷成為了需求量很大的中國出口產品。鈷藍和白瓷成為其標誌性的色彩搭配，影響了歐洲、中東和日本等地的文化。