Jingdezhen (Jǐngdézhèn 景德镇)

Ellen HUANG

As early as the sixth century CE, the city of Jingdezhen produced ceramics. It went on to specialize in making ceramics for the imperial courts.

The city of Jingdezhen, sometimes referred to as Fowliang, has long been known for its production of high-quality ceramics—specifically, porcelain. Jingdezhen is located in the northeastern part of Jiangxi Province, which is in southeast China, just south of the Yangzi (Chang) River.

During the period between….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:14+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Cities, Geography, History, Arts, and Culture, Sculpture and artisanry|Comments Off on Jingdezhen (Jǐngdézhèn 景德镇)

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