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    China Chen's Ding Ware Three Color Plum Vase

    China Chen's Ding Ware Three Color Plum Vase

    DING WARE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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    The plum vase with small mouth, short neck, plump shoulder and slim body, looked tall and straight, to give people a poetry sense of “sun on the top, spring under the feet”. It was well-known as “only to allow a plum branch”, so it was the representative of the Ding Ware vases in the Song Dynasty. It can be used wine bottles and special bottles blending prayers peace and families happiness.

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    Item Form: Ding Ware Handicraft
    Quantity: 3 Handicraft Flower Vases
    Height: 15cm
    Material: Ding Ware White Glaze
    Origin: Quyang (Belonged to Dingzhou in the Song Dynasty), Hebei, China

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    • Understand the True Meaning of Life

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    As Difficult as Finding Black Swans

    Since ancient times, Ding Ware has mainly used white glaze, with a small amount of black glaze and red glaze. Because both black and red glazes are produced by high-temperature kiln changes, they are extremely precious. Ancient books record that finding black Ding Ware is as difficult as finding black swans.

    Chinese Ding ware handicraft

    Qianlong's Regret, Today's Luck

    Emperor Qianlong once wrote a poem with sentimentality because he had never seen red Ding Ware. Su Dongpo wrote a poem praising "Dingzhou flower porcelain carved with red jade", which shows that the collection of three-color plum vases. What a blessing!

    King of Vase

    The plum vase is named after its small mouth, which can only hold plum branches. Its small mouth, short neck, plump shoulders, and slender belly are highly recognizable and it is praised as the "King of Vase" in the industry.

    Praying for Peace and Happiness

    This three-color plum vase is a handmade high-end ornamental art piece that embodies the meaning of praying for peace and happiness for the whole family.

    Ding Ware's Three Primary Colors

    White, black and red glaze colors are the three most obvious glaze colors of Ding Ware. They are universal and are the most classic representatives of traditional Ding Ware.

    Very Collectible

    The plum vase is also a representative vase of Ding Ware in the Song Dynasty. And it is worth being collected.

    • Chinese Ding ware tea set


      Large enterprises and universities cooperate in supplying

    • Chinese Ding ware tea set


      Yield as low as 10%

    • Chinese Ding ware tea set


      Authoritative testing, safe to use, safety level 20 times higher than the national standard

    • Chinese Ding ware handicraft

      Collection of the Forbidden City

      Recommended by CCTV, with the highest commendation

    • Chinese Ding ware handicraft

      Intangible Cultural Heritage

      Designated by the National Museum, the first batch of selected Chinese National Art Treasures

    • Chinese Ding ware handicraft

      Established in 1976

      Ding Ware firing techniques protection unit, with Premier Zhou's care of
      Chen Wenzeng's team

    • Chinese Ding ware handicraft

      Inheriting the Ancient Craftsmanship

      Fired at a high temperature of more than 1,300 degrees, the lost technique of the Song Dynasty has been restored

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    Ding Ware, the Pinnacle of Aesthetics in the Song Dynasty

    Ding Ware is presented as tribute at the Song imperial court. It is among the Five Great Wares (the others being Ru, Jun, Guan and Ge) identified by a 14th-century writer, and is subsequently sought-after by connoisseurs and collectors. Ding Ware originated in Quyang, Hebei Province. Because Quyang belonged to Dingzhou in ancient times, it was named "Ding Ware". Ding Ware zest began in the Sui Dynasty, reached its peak in the Song Dynasty, and was lost to the Yuan Dynasty. Yuan Gongyu lasted for 500 years, and was unique in the world for its decorative techniques such as carving, scratching, and printing. It is known as "white as jade, as ethereal as paper, and as melodious as a chime".

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    The Billion-Year-Old Jianci Soil Created the Most Glamorous Ding Ware in the Song Dynasty

    The unique raw material of Ding Ware is Jianci soil of Quyang formed in the Cretaceous period hundreds of millions of years ago. It is resistant to high temperatures, has good plasticity, and is of fine quality. Even if you put it in your mouth and chew it, it will not feel gritty. The secret formula of Ding Ware white glaze is composed of abundant quartz and calcite resources and unique Taoli soil near the Ding Ware site, and has obvious regional characteristics. China Chen's Ding Ceramic products insist on using original ore tires and glazes. There are ninety-nine processes of making Ding Ware. China Chen's Ding Ceramic took official ceramic from of Ding Ware in the Song Dynasty as a specimen and followed the ancient sophisticated techniques, from the selection of raw materials to the drawing, molding, engraving, glazing, and firing of each process. The warmth injected by the craftsmen is also the charm of handmade utensils. In response to the national environmental protection policy, Quyang issued a "Restricted Mining Order" to restrict the procurement and purchase of local minerals. The source of culture is abundant, but natural resources are not inexhaustible.

    Customer FAQ

    What was Ding Ware used for?

    The Song Dynasty Ding Ware produced vessels such as bowls, dishes, jars, cups, cases, vases and pots – all for daily use. One of the most important contributions of the Ding Ware was the invention of the inverted firing method.

    What is the history of China Chen's Ding Ceramic?

    In the 1970s, under the care of Premier Zhou Enlai, Chen Wenzeng led his partners Lin Zhanxian and He Huan over forty years to comprehensively decipher the process of Ding ceramic and restore and develop the lost Ding Ware skills. It is named China Chen's Ding Ceramic after the surname of Master Chen Wenzeng, and is called the founding brand of contemporary Ding Ware by the industry.

    Will my package be packed safely?

    We pack your products carefully to ensure a trouble-free delivery of your goods. We regularly ship more than hundreds of packages per month, but only a few cause problems. We guarantee our products to arrive in perfect condition. If the items from your order are damaged during shipping, we are deeply sorry but please get in touch with our customer support with a detailed photo of the damage within 30 days of your delivery. We will exchange or refund as soon as we can confirm.

    Where will my order be shipped from?

    All orders will be shipped from China. Our international shipping is offered through China post, DHL, and FedEx.