As one of the traditional auspicious decorations of the han nationality, twining flower patterns is called twining flower patterns for short because of the constant twining of flower branches. It is also known as "twining" in Ming dynasty. Its composition mechanism is a combination of wavy line and cut circle line, making two continuous or four continuous spread, forming the basic style of wave winding, and then in the cut circle space or wave line compose with flowers, makeup point leaf, then formed twining branches and stems, flowers and leaves or wrapped branches and flowers and flowers.
Twined flowers were tattooed in han dynasty and song dynasty, and reached their peak in yuan, Ming and qing dynasties. Twig grain is also known as "longevity vine", meaning this is auspicious and festive; And because the pattern itself structure is complex and beautiful, continuous, and implied "endless life, wealth and longevity" meaning.
In the jade carving, the twig flower pattern mostly appears on the composition of the singdustan thin tire ware.
Celadon - twined floral eggshell on bowl
This thin tire on the bowl size is equal, dignified shape, fine thin tire, color and luster bright and shiny, clean, without defects. Luxuriant and full of vitality, the round carving at the handle is a banana-like wrapping bud, which makes the whole device more complete and beautiful while highlighting the three-dimensional sense.
Wendustan jade is mainly carved with green jade, green white jade, jasper and other jade materials. It is mainly divided into two categories: food utensils and miscellaneous utensils. Miscellaneous categories are bottles, POTS, boxes, study utensils, incense burner and so on. "West kunyu is extremely crafty, water grinding jade as thin as paper", said is the mark dustan craft vessels.
Celadon - thin tire pot with a twined pattern
By mark stein thin body process, the shape of neat dignified, thin as paper, tie up branch lines impressive 迡 long, a blessing long implication. The colour and lustre of blue jade vessel is quaint and dignified, line gets whole already elegant do not break qing li again.
Jasper is also commonly used as jade material in wendustan utensils. Nowadays, wenyu also borrows a lot from ancient porcelains and even bronzes in its modeling design, enriching its own categories.