Umbrella pot hand painted
Product Id
BEJ-14P030a
Description
Blue and white pot with hand painting of flowers and dragon. In the past chinese people used this pot as an hat stand!
Dimensions
H 50 x D 20 x W 20 cm
Material
Porcelain
Origin
China Jiangxi
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Traditional Arts & Crafts

Chinese Porcelain

Definition
In the West, whiteware ceramics include earthernware, stoneware and porcelain, depending on the composition of the body and the temperature at which it is fired in the kiln.  But in China, only two categories are traditionally recognised, high fired and low fired ceramics.  In the oldest Chinese dictionaries, porcelain is defined as ‘fine, compact pottery’.  In the West, the defining feature of porcelain is usually its translucence, but this is not the case in China. In China, any piece, regardless if it is thick or opaque, would be regarded as Read more
Geography

Jiangxi

literally means ‘west of the Yangtze’, it actually originated as a contraction of ‘Jiangnan Xi’, or ‘West Jiangnan’.  The name came into being in the Tang Dynasty when the Jiangnan Circuit was divided into western and eastern halves.  Jiangxi is a southern province, reaching from the Yangtze River in the north to the hills of the south.  It borders Anhui to the north; Zhejiang to thenortheast; Fujian to the east; Guangdong to the south; Hunan to the west and Hubei to the northwest.
History
The Gan River valley lies in the centre of Jiangxi and is one of the Read more
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