Ceramic treasures of Ding Kiln on display at Nanyue King Museum
Newsgd 2022-06-22 17:42
An exhibition entitled The Discovery of Ding Kiln kicked off at the Nanyue King Museum on June 21, showcasing a total of 294 pieces or sets of Ding Kiln-made ceramics, utensils and samples, among which 22 pieces or sets are known as national first-class cultural relics. 

A porcelain pillow from the the Ding Kiln in the Jin Dynasty collected by the Nanyue King Museum (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

By displaying Ding Kilns history, ornaments, craftsmanship and cultural exchanges, the exhibition works to show the pieces produced in various historical periods as well as its development in modern times, allowing visitors to have a closer glimpse into the ancient styles of ceramics.

A replica of the white glazed baby pillow from the Ding Kiln (Photo: Newsgd.com)

Located in Hebeis Quyang County with a history of more than 700 years, Ding Kiln is reputed to have had the highest quality, largest production scale and most widespread products of white porcelain. It has long been responsible for providing products for the governments and the imperial palaces. During the Tang and Five Dynasties period, Ding Kiln has kiln officials to supervise the production and taxation. At the same time, Ding Ware were sold all over the world, including east Asia and even Africa.