A Millennium of Chinese Ceramics

Chinese ceramics is the general term for the pottery and porcelain.The Chinese invented pottery as early as around 8000-2000 BC (Neolithic Age). The history of the development of ceramics is an important part of the history of Chinese civilisation. Porcelain is so identified with China that it is still called "china" in everyday English.This exhibition showcases the various artistic styles and technical characteristicsof the history of Chinese ceramics throughout different dynasties and different kilns.