Jingdezhen Exquisite Tea Cup River on the Qingming Festival Miniature Painting 清明上河图
A one-of-a-kind treasure that represents the pinnacle of Jingdezhen's porcelain craftsmanship, incorporating top quality raw materials, stringent firing requirements and a masterful design, and finished at a top local art studio. A replica of the world-renowned Ming dynasty painting "Qingming Shang He Tu", or "Along the River During the Qingming Festival", is masterfully hand micro-painted with meticulous detail, which requires decades of training and great skill. It is simply a magnificent work of art, and exclusive to our online store.
The "Along the River During the Qingming Festival" work was painted by Chang Ze-Duan on silk during the North Song Dynasty. It is the first masterpiece of the ancient Chinese arts. At the bottom of the cup, you see meticulous details at every angle - such as people and customs, commercial activities, architecture styles, landscaping, river and distant mountains, which fully depict the famous painting of Qingming Shang He Tu. The intertwined lotus toward the bottom of the cup is a classic design, indicative of Qing dynasty porcelain artwork.
Another theme on these cups is "Distant mountain". It is a classic theme in Chinese art, poetry, and paintings. On the cup, you see highly detailed micro brushwork at every angle of the cup, with mountains, pine trees, flying birds, river and the port, bridge, and people, that all represent the ancient Chinese philosophy of spiritual piece and harmony between man and nature.
These cups are simply elegant and stunning! Beautiful to behold and comfortable to use. It will surely enrich your tea experience, and is a great investment and collectible for your tea ware collection.
Capacity: 60ml / 2oz