Chinese culture is extensive and profound. Thanks to the wisdom and hard work of the ancient working people, there are numerous fine arts that have been handed down for generations. The purple clay pot is a bright pearl in China's ceramic art garden. It is said that the origin of the production of purple clay pot can be traced back to Zhengde period of Ming Dynasty, which originated from Dingshu Town, Yixing, Jiangsu Province. Because the purple clay pot and the traditional Chinese tea ceremony complement each other, it is exquisite in shape, and can emit the color, aroma and taste of tea. It does not capture the fragrance, but also cooks the soup gas. It has high practical value, so it is quite popular with scholars. The production, appreciation and collection of purple clay pot reached the historical peak in the prosperous period of Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty.
Jiang Rong (1919-2008), nicknamed Lin Feng, was born in a purple sand family in Yixing. She is one of the famous "seven old artists" in Zisha art circle and the only female among them. She has devoted her whole life to the production of purple clay teapots, constantly improving her skills from the works of famous imitators and masters of Chinese traditional arts and crafts. She is also a senior Chinese craftsman and a master of Chinese arts and crafts. Her artistic attainments are extremely high. Master Jiang Rong is quick in thinking and has been engaged in art for many years. He is good at using natural forms such as animals and plants. He can make use of the natural forms such as animals and plants. Through art refining and re innovation, he can freely apply it to the purple clay pot works. The purple clay pot made by Jiang Rong is unique in shape, full of interest, vivid in color, and self-contained, which gives people spiritual pleasure.
In recent years, Jiang Rong's purple clay pot market is quite outstanding. With the rise of the art market, traditional handicraft products have begun to shine brilliantly. As early as 1955, a set of lotus tea set by Jiang Rong was rated as a special purple sand handicraft at the National Ceramic Industry Conference. At the 2009 trade fair, the lotus root backflow pot jointly produced by Jiang Rong and fan Zeng was sold for 1.31 million yuan; in 2012, a lotus root wine set of Jiang Rong style was also sold for 1.72 million yuan; on May 6, 2018, the old pumpkin pot made by Jiang Rong was also sold at a high price of 2.51 million yuan, which was of great value.
This set of exquisite purple clay pot is made by master Jiang Rong. As shown in the figure above, the shape of a budding lotus flower is the body of the pot, the rolled lotus leaves are the spout, the lotus leaf branch stem is the pot handle, and the lotus tent is the pot cover. There is a vivid and vivid frog on it, staring at the food. The whole work is well shaped, smooth and beautiful, and full of interest.
The purple clay pot is fine and dense in texture, and the selected clay material should be the best pure purple sand clay ore. The color of the purple clay pot is mellow and stable. The overall shape of the collection is atmospheric and beautiful, with high practicability and artistic appreciation. The style is elegant and funny. The lines of the pot body are smooth and flexible, with unique ingenuity and wonderful.
Jiang Rong's works are unique in the history of China's purple sand craft, and they are really valuable works of art. The works of famous masters are often hard to find. It is the so-called "why take the jewelry from the world? Yixing purple sand is the most important." This frog lotus seed pot made by master Jiang Rong is of exquisite craftsmanship and high artistic appreciation value. It can be used as an "antique" collection. It is rare and rare, and has great appreciation space!
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