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Aug

12

Jingdezhen Ceramic shares “Red” competition won the National Day with porcelain

By Ceramic Design



Recently, the Jingdezhen Ceramic Co., Ltd. ceramic production from all the seven areas in more than 120 ceramics enterprises won, was designated as the Central Office of People’s Republic of China with the 60th anniversary celebration of porcelain production in Daqing, and enjoy exclusive copyright. This is a ceramic leaves following since 2000, has crowned Zhongnanhai, the Great Hall of the country’s highest palace again became the focus of attention.

It is understood that the company used for the celebration of the right of porcelain production, as early as the beginning of the design staff on the organization of well-designed, put our heads will love the motherland and the party loyalty of the great pieces of fine porcelain to give each design concept. To ensure that the ceremony on time and in accordance with quality porcelain according to the volume of delivery, the company from top to bottom, the company leadership personally, their division of the plant responsible for coordination.

Current when the high-temperature heat, the entire staff for the production of this glorious celebration of the task with porcelain into power, without fear of high-temperature heat, overtime production, quality inspection personnel go to the front line, strict quality control processes to ensure that the quality of each product. It is understood that the company based on innovation, this celebration of new varieties by porcelain 19. Moreover, structured products, the thickness, the severity of the special requirements of both degrees.

Aug

10

Chinese Ceramics

By Ceramic Design



Chinese Ceramics is a predominant section of Chinese culture early and widely known in the world. In accordance with the world archeology, Chinese ceramics have been explored and discovered in many areas and countries. Especially in Europe, Chinese ceramics used to be considered as rare treasures. It was even served as the standard or evidence to judge a person’s social status and family background. Especially in France, a nationwide infatuation to Chinese ceramics brought the large-scale collection and show-off of Chinese ceramics, including their aristocrats and authorities of government. This is the large influence from hurricane of Chinese culture.

White Ceramics Green Ceramics Tang Sancai

White Ceramics

Green Ceramics

Three-Colored Ceramics(Tang Sancai)

History of Chinese Ceramics

The origin of Chinese ceramics is green porcelain, which is the transitional object from pottery time to ceramic time. the real Chinese ceramics came forth in East Han Dynasty(23-220). Originally it was firstly found and used in Zhejiang province, Southeast China. During the time from 220 to 581, the ceramics of Zhejiang province kept ahead in south China. A lot of ceramic kilns were built in Shaoxing, Yuhang and other zones. Generally the ceramics in Zhejiang province is academically or formally called Yue Yao(越窑),and most of ceramic productions belong to green ceramics. In north China, the appeared time of ceramics was shorter than that in southern area. The outstanding representative ceramics of North China is the white ceramics. And in Tang Dynasty, except the two types of ceramics, there was another kind of rare and treasured ceramics named Sancaici or Three-Color Ceramics, besides The ceramics produced in Changsha formed its own style and made a dramatic progress both in making and design. Changsha Ceramics later was found in 13 countries in Asia and Africa. In Song Dynasty, on the basis of ceramics in Tang Dynasty, five world-renowned ceramic kilns appeared: Ceramics of Ding Kiln, Ceramics of Ru Kiln, Ceramics of Guan Kiln, Ceramics of Ge Kiln and Ceramics of Jun Kiln. In Yuan Dynasty, the most prominent ceramics was white-green porcelain. In Ming and Qing Dynasties, China experienced the most flourishing time of ceramic production. Both of the quality and quantity were up to the summit. During this period, Jingdezhen as the Ceramic Capital was finally fixed.

White-Green Ceramics

Red Ceramics made in Changsha, China

Stamps of Zheng He's Occidental Trip

 White-Green Ceramics made in Jingdezhen

Red Ceramics made in Changsha, Hunan  China

The Stamps of Zheng He’s Occidental Trip

Cultural Exchange and Ceramic Road

Since Han Dynasty, Silk Road served as the channel for Sino-foreign cultural and business exchange, and China used to be impressed as Silk Kingdom. Entering the Middle Ages, China was world famous as Ceramic Kingdom when Chinese ceramics were largely welcomed in other countries. Dated from the end of the 8th century, Chinese ceramics begun the overseas business. The major ceramic products were Three-Color Ceramics, White Ceramics and Green Ceramics. Another important channel was called Oceanic Silk Road. In the light of the historic record and archeologist’s latest discovery, a large number of ceramics were transported via seaway started from Yangzhou, Ningbo, Quanzhou and Guangzhou. Additionally Zheng He’s Occidental Trip by fleet was also a big historic event to the world spread of Chinese ceramics.