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Yaozhou Kiln Ceramics Exhibition

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Duration: April 28 - July 9

Venue: Changsha Museum


The "Refined Glossy Ware over Centuries—An Exhibition for Exquisite Ceramics of Yaozhou Kiln" kicked off at Changsha Museum on April 28, 2017.


The exhibition displays 116 exquisite ceramics and 65 samples made in the site of Yaozhou kiln. It systematically showcases superb craftsmanship, brilliant achievements, and unique cultural connotations of Yaozhou kiln.


The exhibition will be open to the public for free till July 9.


Address of Changsha Museum: Binjiang Cultural Park, Xinhe Delta, Kaifu District, Changsha

Opening hours: 9:00-16:30 (last entry at 16:00) from Tuesday to Sunday


Background information:

Yaozhou ware is a type of celadon or greenware in Chinese pottery, which was at its height during the Northern Song dynasty. It is the largest and typically the best of the wares in the group of Northern Celadon wares. It is especially famous for the rich effects achieved by decoration in shallow carving under a green celadon glaze which sinks into the depressions of the carving giving contrasts of light and dark shades (Source:


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