This work dates from 1723, making it the earliest known painting by Giuseppe Castiglione and done approximately eight years after he first arrived in China. Depicted here is an underglaze blue vase decorated with raised line patterns. Arranged in the vase are stalks of twin lotus blossoms and pods as well as double grain, plants with symbolically auspicious overtones. Although similar compositions of auspicious plants in a vase can be found from the previous Yuan (1271–1368) and Ming dynasties (1368–1644), here the outlines to the forms are all but invisible, the beautiful coloring having a strong sense of shadow that adheres more closely to Western notions of realism. The vase and its stand were painted with such exceptional detail and accuracy as to make it possible to look for similar objects from the Qing court.
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Hardcover magnetic button box
The design is based on international boutique-class packaging to create a hand-made hardcover magnetic button box. The box is wrapped with art paper that has import material feeling. On the surface of the paper, three-dimensional bronzing treatment is applied to give a mature, restraining, and fashionable style.
When you open the box, specifically tailor-made design of its internal space allows the picture to sit properly inside and will not be damaged any during transportation. The box is quite handy and convenient for transportation.
Packing size : 7.5×7.3×65cm
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