Opinions vary as to the origin of the white marble. It is said that since ancient China, this kind of stone was mostly used to make the stone steps and guardrail of the palace. It was recited and sung by mohheads throughout the ages. The so-called "white jade in the sky, five cities on the twelfth floor", among which white jade was white marble. It is also said that the jade stone has been used since the Han Dynasty to build palaces, decorate temples, carve statues and adorn halls. Since the han Dynasty began to use this building material, so called white marble; Another theory is that the Chinese character "Han" in white marble is supposed to be "sweat", which represents one of the most little-known characteristics of white marble. The real white marble is not really pure and flawless, but has shallow lines hidden in the whiteness, just like the marks of sweating. Of course, the most widely accepted theory is that China has been using this pure and white jade as building material since the Han Dynasty, and people call it white marble.
In qianlong period, the political situation was stable, the national strength was prosperous, and the unprecedented accumulation of wealth provided sufficient conditions for luxury enjoyment. Exquisite works of art were favored by the royal family and nobles. According to records, Emperor Qianlong was the most beloved jade emperor in ancient China. He devoted great energy to the understanding and research of jade. He loved jade, kept jade, and even made jade himself. It was because emperor Qianlong had a special liking for jade research that he spared no effort to collect jade from all over the country, which made the jade work of this period delicate and the technique perfect. The following is a small series of qianlong lucky to see the white marble bowl.
Surface is maroon, has not been cleared, but unearthed from the exposure, drum abdomen, neat shape of dignified and elegant, the jade is exquisite, the bottom section of seal script "qianlong filial piety powder" four words, typical works in the qing dynasty, is a rare treasure, made from fine quality white marble, carved beautiful decorative pattern, exquisite, cut workers process is complex and is very exquisite, the white marble bowl embodies the qianlong period of the aesthetic taste, is the symbol of royalty.