Emergence of Ancient Chinese Porcelain and Development of Primitive Celadon

19:00-20:30, April 16, 2021 Multifunction Room, F4, Shijingshan District Cultural Center, Beijing 50 people

This month we bring you a series of talks on porcelain. Porcelain was not only a glorious factor of the history of China, but also enjoys a great reputation and represents the image of China at home and abroad, with irreplaceable historical and cultural value. Porcelain features a unique artistic style and immense scientific research value, whether it is primitive celadon, celadon in southern China, white porcelain in northern China, porcelain from the five famous kilns of the Song dynasty, or blue and white porcelain.

This month, Pei Yajing of the Capital Museum will offer three lectures, taking us on a journey to unlock the cultural codes belonging to the Chinese identity. The three lectures are the "Emergence of Ancient Chinese Porcelain and Development of Primitive Celadon,""Celadon in Southern China and White Porcelain in Northern China – Yue Kiln and Xing Kiln in Tang Dynasty" and"Clean and Elegant – Five Famous Kilns in Song Dynasty."

Lecture I Emergence of Ancient Chinese Porcelain and Development of Primitive Celadon

Overview: Primitive celadon was the earliest porcelain in China and even the world. During the pre-Qin period, primitive celadon went through a process of emergence, development and decline. During the Han Dynasty, mature celadon appeared, and after the Three Kingdoms Period, the Jin Dynasty and the North and South Dynasties, a unique artistic style in terms of glaze color, shape and decoration was developed in celadon.

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Registration Date: 19:00-20:30, April 16, 2021

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