Search Engine Optimization - AddMe UK Search EngineUK Meta Search Engine [Valid Atom 1.0] [Valid Atom 1.0][Valid RSS]BDV-909888-BDV BDV-909888-BDVBlogging Fusion Blog Directory ANTIQUE DESCRIPTION WRITING- PORCELAIN Pottery -- an – art has been practiced by varied cultures of the world since pre-historical times. It was the Chinese who first discovered the secret of the pottery—centuries before the Europeans – and soon ”China” became a synonym for porcelain that being a specialized and form of pottery composed of extremely white clay heated at a very high temperature up to 1100 degrees. An evidence of this invention goes with the findings of the pottery fragments of both utilitarian and decorative value at the Yellow River and Chang- Jiang River drainage zones dating back to the Neolithic age. Porcelain of China underwent various innovations- from a small industry to a highly developed industry- in which the products were finished in side-fired and shaft kilns due to increasing knowledge in technology and atmospheric controls. By the early Yin and Shang Dynasty , potters began using kaolin-an extremely white clay. The first piece of true porcelain was probably not produced until Jiang Dynasty (618-907) ANTIQUE DESCRIPTION: ANTIQUE DESCRIPTION

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


The art of pottery is as ancient as human history. In different part of the world different type of potteries developed in the different cultures. But the history of porcelain pots and its decorative articles starts from 618 to 907 AD in the Tang Dynasty in China. The attribution of discovery of present refined porcelain goes especially to Chinese and Europeans as well. In China rarest quality of fine China clay is found along with some other parts of the world.
The pieces of porcelain potteries of Neolithic age have been unearthed on the bank of river Yellow and Chang-Jiang in China which are part of not only potteries but also of decorative articles.
In beginning the pottery industry was not of great importance and big enough. The clay strips were fired in ground, but gradually more precise throw clay method were developed when products were started to be baked and finished in side fire and kilns. This further led Chinese to bake the pots on as much high temperature as 1100 degrees.
The potters of Yin and Shang Dynasty started the use of Kaolin, extra ordinary fine white clay and developed such kilns which could bake pots at 1200 degrees. This temperature distinguished the porcelain from other potteries

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