Chinese Dragon Porcelain for State Banquet
In modern times
It was researched and developed by Silicon Yuan Company in 1999, specialized for the 50th annivesary of the founding of China, with typical palace style. It adopted the self-innovation high quartz awarded National Invention Prize, International Gold Prize as the main material, and adopted the most advanced high- temperature fast-firing glaze color technique in the world, without lead, cadmium and other heavy metals. It was healthy and environmental.
The moulding and decoration devised by CHEN Yimo, the Chinese Art and Craft master, were ancient and plain. Both side handle and cover top were lifelike round dragon carving, with dragon that was the most typical in Chinese culture as the devise base. It was the representative of the combination between advanced technology for making porcelain in the contemporary China and excellent traditional culture, with bright color as main color, dragon and green cloud and other colors. It has been used for the reception of many foreign head in different important occasions, such as American presidents, including Clinton, Bush,Obama; Russian presidents, including Putin, Medvedev; German President Merkel; British Prime Minister, including Blair, Cameron; French Presidents, including Sarkozy, Hollande. Until Nov., 2016, it finished its mission, replaced completely by the 2nd generation Chinese Dragon Porcelain. Many porcelains were reserved by Shandong Silicon Yuan Company.
Chinese Dragon Cup
In modern times
Chinese Dragon Cup, specialized for state banquet of the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, was researched and developed by Shandong Silicon Yuan New Material Co., Ltd. under the devoted study and design of Chinese craft masters and enamel experts.
Since the cup adopted quartz as main material, it was characterized with high strength, fine heat stability and heating and smooth glaze, so that it was awarded the National Invention Prize and selected to be used in many supreme organs of the state, and was honored as contemporary national porcelain of China.
The modeling of the cup was ancient and plain, both side handle and cover top were lifelike round dragon carving, the decorative craft adopted the most advanced high- temperature fast- firing glaze color technique in the world, therefore, the quality was pure and sound. The bright yellow was used as background for the festoonery due to its symbolization of prosperous and harmony, blue and white seawater,cloud-dragon,grass dragon edge were all painted by hand, being colorful, elegant and luxurious, showing the ancient royal style.