Porcelain: Made in China

At the beginning of the T’ang dynasty (circa 618-907 CE), China developed Porcelain. Later during the Yuan dynasty, circa 1279, they created True Hard-paste Porcelain (completely nonporous)made from a mixture of powdered petuntse (a feldspathic rock) and kaolin clay.

Date:
      618 CE, 1279
Location:
      China


Additional Information:

  • Porcelain – Wikipedia
    Chinese porcelain. Porcelain originated in China. Although proto-porcelain wares exist dating from the Shang Dynasty (1600–1046 BC), by the time of the Eastern Han Dynasty period (206 BC – 220 AD), glazed ceramic wares had developed into porcelain.
  • What’s the Difference Between Ceramic and Porcelain Collectibles …
    Porcelain is made from a clay that has a paste-like quality and is fired at high temperatures. The process was first mastered in China in the 1300s, and produces the white, glass-like, finish that we associate with porcelain.
  • Chinese Porcelain History from the 1st Century to the 20th
    The invention of porcelain in China was a development that changed the face of art throughout the world. It took years for the process to be replicated anywhere else, but by then the ubiquity of Chinese porcelain was firmly stamped in the books of history.
  • History of Porcelain – Grashe Fine Art Restoration
    Move on to stories with Chinese porcelain. If the silk had to play”, the porcelain case relatively simply and transparently official version creates the impression that before dating with China in 16 century, Europeans didn’t know and do porcelain couldn’t this misinformation is easily refuted, unbiased enough to familiarize themselves with any qualified written description of the history of European ceramics: the only difficulty with Chinese porcelain and silkthat his invention is attributed to the Chinese people for quite some time.
  • The European Obsession with Porcelain – The New Yorker
    The man most often credited as the original creator of European porcelain was a German by the name of Johann Friedrich Böttger. He was an alchemist — he said that he knew how to turn lead into gold. Porcelain was white gold, valued for both its durability and its delicacy, and also prized for its exotic origins.

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