What is the historical development of the style of Chinese lamp
Chinese style lamps are characterized by ingenious design, gorgeous decoration, fine workmanship and rich variety, and follow the style of Ming style lamps. However, with the development of history, the integration of Manchu and Han culture, and the influence of cultural exchanges between China and the west, during the reign of Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty, attention was gradually paid to form, the pursuit of ingenuity and the worship of gorgeous style. In particular, the palace lamps in the Qianlong period had excellent materials and fine workmanship To the point of no more. It was during this period that the style of Chinese lamps was established. The lamps and lanterns in this period, especially the palace lamps and lanterns, were made of fine materials and exquisite workmanship. They were especially good at decoration. The combination of various materials and techniques was a typical feature of Qing style lamps and lanterns.
&In addition to the "Chinese flavor" in modeling, Chinese lamps also contain many Chinese elements in material: solid wood, bamboo, ceramics, lacquerware, jadeite, marble, natural jade, silk, silk, cotton and hemp, sheepskin, etc. The cold color of marble brings calm and quiet temperament, the coarseness of cotton and hemp seems to tell the vicissitudes of history, the softness of silk gives people a kind of comfort and peace, and the blue and white of blue and white porcelain shows a simple and elegant beauty.
&The old elm, which is not decorated at all, is also loved by people because of its smooth, graceful and natural texture. Of course, those lampshades made of silk or imitation sheepskin, because of a moving Chinese ink painting or one or two interesting Chinese traditional poems, make the whole lamp even more beautiful.
&In order to pursue the rich and luxurious decorative effect, the style characteristics of Chinese lamps make full use of various decorative materials and arts and crafts means, which can be described as a great success of decoration techniques. Chinese lamps and lanterns adopt many decorative techniques, such as carving, inlaying and depicting. The carving knife is delicate and delicate, with openwork as a common use, highlighting the effect of ethereal, but also combined with relief, the three-dimensional effect is more prominent.
&Inlay was widely used in Qing Dynasty lamps and lanterns, including wood inlay, bamboo inlay, bone inlay, tooth inlay, stone inlay, mother of pearl inlay, Baibao inlay, Enamel Inlay and even agate inlay and amber inlay. Among them, enamel technique was introduced from abroad, which was only used in the Qing Dynasty. Gold tracing and color painting are also common decorative means of lamps in Qing Dynasty. The decorative patterns are rich and colorful. After Yongzheng, he also applied the imitation of Western patterns to lamps, which is in sharp contrast with the simple and natural style of Ming style lamps.