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Porcelain of Yaozhou Kiln showcased in Beijing

2014-12-01 13:42:42



A visit views the procelains of Yaozhao Kiln at an exhibit booth at Beijing Art Museum on Nov 26, 2014. [Photo/] 

An exhibition of porcelain of Yaozhao Kiln opens at Beijing Art Museum on Nov 26, 2014, which displays a total of 133 porcelains.

The exhibition is co-hosted by Beijing Municipal Adminstration of Cultural Heritage and Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of Cultural Heritage.

The original Yaozhou Kiln is located in Yaozhou, which is present-day Huangbaozhen in Tongchuan of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Yaozhou ware was another major school of porcelain in northern China during the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

Research shows that Huangbaozhen was an important porcelain-making site established in the Tang Dynasty(618-907). Its development continued till the reign of Jingkang (1126-1127) in the Northern Song Dynasty(960-1127), before gradually declining afterwards. However, the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) still saw the manufacture of Yaozhou ware.

The exhibition will last till Feb 26, 2014.

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