How to identify ceramic bowls?

- Apr 01, 2018-

Porcelain identification method

There is a "four-character" for buying porcelain, namely "see", "listen", "ratio", "try".


"Look" is to observe the inside and outside of porcelain carefully. A glimpse of whether the glazed porcelain is smooth and lubricated, with or without scratches, holes, black spots, and bubbles; secondly, whether the shape is regular or deformed; see if there are any defects in the picture; and if the bottom is flat, it must be placed smoothly. glitch.

"Listening" means listening to the sound of lightly enamel. If the sound is crisp and pleasing, it indicates that the porcelain tire is dense and dense without cracks. When it is fired at a high temperature, porcelainization is complete. If the voice is hoarse, it can be concluded that the porcelain tire has cracks, or porcelain is incomplete, such porcelain by cold and heat changes, easy to crack.

"Comparison" is comparison. For matching porcelain, it is necessary to compare the accessories to see if the shape and screen decoration are in harmony. Especially the complete set of blue-and-white or blue-and-white porcelain, because the color of the blue flower varies with the firing temperature, so the same is blue and white porcelain, the color is deep and shallow, a set of several pieces or even dozens of sets of cold porcelain, such as various pieces There is a significant difference in the color of blue and white flowers, and this set of porcelain is greatly inferior.

"Test" is to try, test, test. Some porcelains have lids and some porcelains are made up of several components. When selecting porcelain, don't forget to test the lids and try assembling the components to see if they are suitable. In addition, some porcelains have special features such as drip-water Guanyin that automatically drip water; the Kowloon Choi Cup, when the wine is filled to a certain position, will all leak light. So try it out to see if its function is normal.