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Where are the production sites of famous Chinese teaware? Famous Chinese teaware includes celadon, white porcelain and so on. Here is a detailed introduction for you. The most famous places of production of Chinese teaware include Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province, Yixing in Jiangsu province, Dehua in Fujian province, Longquan in Zhejiang province and Duanzhou (also called Changdao) in Guangdong province.
Yue Kiln: Mainly producing celadon.
Yue Kiln is the major production area of ancient Chinese celadon in the south, among which Tang Dynasty is the most exquisite period for Yue Kiln craftsmanship. It enjoys great reputation both domestically and internationally.
Xingyao: Mainly producing white porcelain
Xingyao is the earliest kiln in northern China to fire white porcelain. At that time, it was located in Qicun area of Neiqiu County and Lincheng County under the jurisdiction of Xingtai City and occupies an important position in the history of Chinese ceramics.
Youyao: The main color of the glaze is sky blue.
Ru Kiln is located in the area of Qingliang Temple, Baofeng, Henan. It gets its name from being a part of Ru Prefecture during the Northern Song Dynasty. The tea sets produced by Ru Kiln are famous for their celadon, including sky blue, bean green and pink.
4. Jun Kiln: Mainly firing copper-red glazed pottery
Also known as Jun Yao, Junzhou Yao is a porcelain kiln established in Juntai Town, Shenzhou Town, Yuzhou City, Henan Province in the early Song Dynasty. The ancient porcelain kiln site of Jun Yao is now a national key cultural relic protection unit, and a “Yuzhou Jun Official Kiln Site Museum” has been built at the original site.
Ding Yao, located within the boundary of Dingzhou in Song dynasty, was named as such. It was established during Tang dynasty, and is famous for producing white porcelain. The scale of Ding Yao’s kiln site is very large, with ruins dating back to the late Tang dynasty, Five Dynasties and Northern Song Dynasty. In 1986 it was listed as a national key cultural relic protection unit.
The official kilns of the Southern Song dynasty.
The Southern Song Official Kiln, which originated from the “inherited system of the capital city” transferred to the south and continued production since the thirteenth year of Shaoxing reign (1135-1163), produced exquisite porcelain for a consecutive period of one hundred and thirty-four years, thus establishing an excellent reputation for China as the Kingdom of Porcelain. For more than a thousand years, Song porcelain is recognized worldwide as possessing the highest degree of artistic qualities.
Ge Yao, created in Longquan Liutian by Zhang Sheng, a native of Chuzhou in the Song Dynasty, is an art form created by the Chinese nation in the way of “Heavenly Creation”.
The Jianyao kiln site is located in Shuiji Town, Jianyang County, Fujian Province, and is renowned for its black glaze porcelain, also known as “Jian’an Kiln” or “Wuni Kiln”.
The Jingdezhen Kiln, located in present-day Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, is also known as the Jingdezhen Kiln. After the founding of the country, many sites were discovered, with Yangmeiting, Shihutian and Huangnitou being the earliest.
Yixing Kiln in Yixing
Yixing Kiln, located in the present-day Ding Shu Town of Yixing, Jiangsu Province, was the center for ceramic production during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Its history of making ceramics has been extended to this day, which has been over 2000 years. Therefore, it can be called the oldest kiln.