What is a cock bowl?
The cock bowl also called started bowl, with black tailed rooster, plantain and safflower for a bowl of pattern. In Guangdong and the South Fujian area, many families in the early bowl, dish, spoon and other ceramic tableware, there are lifelike rooster portrait. It is the unique characteristics of the Guangdong and Fujian, Fujian Province, the bowl has developed rich home must have a cock bowl to start the moral.
The moral of the cock bowl:
The cock bowl started, meaning "rich, Tim males". "Why is painting a cock, not something else? "Originally, at the beginning of the agricultural society, people of sunrise and sunset, the rooster as sichen, is the alarm of people's life. It wakes you up and starts a day of work. "Chicken" and "Ji" with luck, cock valiantly dash, very angry, so the symbol of vigor and vitality, also have the meaning prosperous family. So this bowl is called "chicken bowl".
Time in the old things
In the early years there will be poor, beautiful patterns of dragon and other senior tableware rich people use, and with this big cock bowl is the pattern of the ordinary people. With the changes of the times, this bowl gradually fade out of sight of people's lives.
The process of rough beauty:
Although it is quite common, but some people said: "the world is not the same two cock bowl", because the cock bowl patterns are painted on a craftsman, each bowl outside drawing a black tailed rooster, a banana tree, there is a two piece of green leaves against red flowers. Although the process is simple, do not have a mood, shallow bowl, big mouth and small bottom, is a beauty. Have a simple random rough beauty, is to identify the most significant features of the cock bowl.
The wheel of history has gone, the old cock bowl has been a new era of tableware is replaced, but the cock bowl witnessed the vicissitudes of history, witnessed a local customs, witnessed a hard-working story, this tribute to Chinese traditional culture.