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Porcelain sheds light on nation's history and culture

By QU YINGPU and MA ZHENHUAN in Hangzhou| China Daily| Updated: September 9, 2022 L M S


Pottery is removed from a kiln in Longquan city, Zhejiang. [Photo/CHINA NEWS SERVICE]


Ceramics from Zhejiang are exhibited in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. [Photo by XU JIANMEI/FOR CHINA DAILY]


A celadon jar from the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). [Photo provided to China Daily]


A boat-shaped water dropper, used in ancient China to put water on inkstones when grinding ink sticks. [Photo provided to China Daily]


A celadon sheep from the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420), which is made at the Yue Kiln. [Photo provided to China Daily]

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