Since Northern Song Ru Kiln - the top kiln of the FIVE SONG Kilns - has a story full of mystery, before its original site kiln was found in the mid C20th, and Qing dynasty 3 Emperors - Kangxi, Yongzheng and Quin Long - ordered the imperial masters to explore and imitate all kinds of old Chinese pottery and porcelain, especially the'Ru' Sky Cyan Kiln. Up to meantime, certified to be genuine Northern'Ru' kiln is nearly up to 80, with most of them are in the hands of Museum or top collectors. However, Yongzheng imitation products of Ru Kiln are the best and having over 90% similar Cyan Colour which agreed by the professionals. A Superb 17.4cm Chinese Yongzheng Imitation Northern Song Ru Kiln Sky Cyan Lian. It was burnt into a minor oval shape, covered with whole underglazed Sky Cyan Colour, with 4 unglazed bottom legs support below, and an negative engraved base mark of'Yong Zheng Nian Zhi' seen at base (Photo 3 and 6).
It has 3 bulging bands around its external walls (Photo 1, 9 and 11), where a lighter or brighter white colour was identified. Presence of'Yin-Yan' bamboo like foliage underneath the bulging ring (Photo 1 and 4); and. Presence of varieties sky'Blue' colour from different angles and under different source of light - that's why'Ru' kiln is described as the changing colour of the sky after rain. Diameter x Height = 6.85" x 3.1" (17.4 cm x 8 cm). A Superb 17.4cm Chinese Yongzheng Imitation Northern Song Ru Kiln Sky Cyan Bi Xi.The item "A 17.4cm Chinese Yongzheng Imitation Northern Song Ru Kiln Sky Cyan Lian" is in sale since Sunday, April 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Pots".
The seller is "cnauk13" and is located in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.