Ear pot straight neck (long neck), round abdomen (remote), circle feet, the most characteristic is near the neck neck on both sides of the bottle, a pair of vertical tubular ear. Since the song dynasty, the firing of guan er vase was almost never cut off.
In ancient times, the function of guan er bottle was as a display article. As one of the shapes and systems of numerous porcelains, guan er bottle also has its own characteristics, especially the pair of guan er, which is rarely seen on other porcelains. The two ears of the bottle are straight tube shape, and to some extent, it also has the meaning of admonition the king to be open and receptive to remonstrance. Perhaps based on this, guan er bottle will be respected by the royal dynasties.
Guan er bottle has a profound cultural connotation, from the source, "qiongyao ancient ceramics research" book mentioned: "guan er style, as early as the neolithic age liangzhu culture of high neck pottery pot has an embryonic form. It shows that guan er bottle has a long history. In the han dynasty, guan er vase was used as a kind of throwing pot, which was a kind of etiquette for feasting in the ancient court.
The former dao hu was hard to find in song dynasty, but the elegant plastic art of guan er bottle has changed from the main function of the early entertainment tool to display or porcelain wine vessel. The functional changes also determine the object and scope of its use. Therefore, from song dynasty to qing dynasty, guan er vase has been retained by the imperial family as a high treasure.
Guan er vase in the qing dynasty in each dynasty were fired, guangxu dynasty only a hundred years ago. Although the guangxu dynasty was in turmoil, political chaos, political corruption and management chaos, the number of guan er bottles fired in this dynasty was especially large, and the handed down products were also extremely rich, with different glazes. Offering blue, tea, powder green, imitation officer, imitation brother, white glaze.
From the perspective of porcelain art, the famous kilns in the song dynasty, such as longquan kiln and guan kiln, were all firing guan er bottles, so the value of guan er bottles rose. To the ancients, it was a fine work of art. In modern times, those old guan er bottles have become treasures in the eyes of collectors, especially the guan er bottles fired by imperial kilns in song dynasty, which are quite valuable in the market.