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Inheritor's replications of imperial kiln porcelain exhibited

ehangzhou.gov.cn| Updated: January 28, 2022 L M S


Cracks in the glaze serve as decorative patterns. [Photo/hangzhou.com.cn]

An exhibition themed on the Imperial Kiln of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) opened at the Gushan branch of Zhejiang Provincial Museum on Jan 25 and will run until March 6.

The exhibits are works by porcelain-maker Jin Guorong, an inheritor of the traditional techniques used in the Imperial Kiln of the Southern Song Dynasty.

Porcelain products retrieved from the Imperial Kiln were crafted for daily use in the imperial court and for sacrificial rites. They were elegant and simple, and representative of China's aesthetic standards.


Porcelain products made by Jin Guorong. [Photo/hangzhou.com.cn]

Some pieces made in the kin were even used as ornaments for royal courts. The products of the kiln feature thin bodies and thick glazes.

Address: 25 Gushan Road, Xihu district

Dates: Jan 25 to March 6