Pair of Vintage Chinese Rice Grain Pattern Dragon Motif Porcelain Rice or Soup Bowls | Classic Blue and White with Chrysanthemum Flower
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「Features」 · Classic cobalt blue and white porcelain dinnerware · Red decorations with gold trim and gold tracings. · Rice grain pattern · Each one is hand stamped · Made in Jing De Zhen China
「Style Inspiration」 Blue and white Chinese porcelain is the "little black dress" of dinnerware - it never goes out of style! These bowls are the perfect size for rice, soups, veggies, or even cereals, oats and fruits!
「History」 These classic dragon plates are not only fun serving ware, but also have rich roots in Chinese history. · Stamped 中国景德镇 on the bottom. They are made in Jingdezhen, China, the porcelain capital of the world. The artistry of its ceramic masters are renowned through out the world. · This style is called Ling Long（玲珑）, which means exquisite in Chinese. In a stroke of genius, producers used rice grains to pierce the clay, then filled the holes with glaze to achieve this mysterious translucent rice grain pattern. · The patterns are full of symbolism too. The cross and diamond patterns on the pot represents longevity, wealth, peace, altruism and good health. On the rim of the tea cups, 工 means "work" which represents the working class. · The chrysanthemum flower on the bottom is the symbol of a gentleman. It represents noble character and tenacious vitality.
「Dimension」 4.5" L x 4.5" W x 2.25" H
「Condition」 Good vintage condition. Some fading of the gold as can be expected with age and use.