This is a original Qing Dynasty Under-glaze red bowl.Its design is very classical.From the typical blue and white color and the painting skills,we can find that it is an article of Qing Dynasty. The painting skill is mellifluent and compact,the color is dense and cascading, which is typical Qing Dynasty style.The seal on the bottom states"Made In the Year of Guang Xu in Qing Dynasty". The painter carefully drew an ancient story on the bowl which shows Ba Xian Guo Hai(8 immortal across the sea) .we can find it as an article in the early Qing Dynasty.
You Li Hong, also named Under-glazed red, stemmed from the purple red spot glaze of Song Dynasty Jun kiln. It may decorate alone and may be used with the blue, red pigment (this decoration is called Blue and White Under glazed Red). The color of Underglazed red is stable. In the traditional customs of our country, this color is usually used for the symbol of propitious peace and happiness and thriving, which is the characteristic traditional art. Because under-glazed red has the strict calcining condition and the firing range is narrow, comparing to the blue-and-white it is much tenderer. Therefore its variety, output and the influence was inferior to the blue and white porcelain. But it made people feel splendid just like that kind of ruby which the blue and white don't. In addition, the difficulty of firing, "when a thing is rare, it becomes precious which causes ", always leads it is very precious all through the ages. In Chinese traditional custom, red is frequently the representative of propitious riches and honor, and underglazed red assumes the color to be steady, honest, both grand and simple, which is the factor of the people are joyful to use them. After firing the characteristic is calm, warm.
Original condition, Very Good! It is perfectly preserved and no cracks. Very sturdy! Highly recommended! Highly collectable!!!
Country of Origin：Jingdezhen Jiangxi China
High： 2.99 inch/7.6cm
Opening Diameter：8.90 inch/22.6cm
Pedestal Diameter：3.62 inch/9.2cm