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Clay is fashioned into vessels; but it is on their empty hollowness, that their use depends. Therefore, what has a (positive) existence serves for profitable adaptation, and what has not that for (actual) usefulness. The minimal design and the attention to details are to awaken the sense of touch while in use. With no ambition to translate the philosophy of the center figure of Chinese Taoism, Lao Tsze (500B.C.), designer tries to record her understanding for this master’s thinking:harmony…

The World of Khublai Khan Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty Decorative Arts and Textiles Bottle, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China Porcelain with splashed copper decoration (Jun ware) Lent by Hebei Province Cultural Relics Conservation Center This bottle is a classic example of Jun ware produced in Henan Province in the twelfth to thirteenth century. The purple splash is achieved by adding a copper compound to the blue glaze.

Shallow dish, Jun ware Chinese , Northern Song Dynasty | Date: 11th–12th century | Stoneware with blue glaze | Ceramics

Chinese Song Longquan celadon porcelain plates with twin fish motif on the center well. Notably, the smallest one has a fluted exterior wall. Largest: 8"Dia

Chinese Longquan celadon glazed small shallow bowl, Song dynasty, with a wide everted rim and a sloping body, raised on a short tapering foot, 5.5"w

Chinese Celadon Porcelain Bowl. Simple and understated composition with inverted base. Diameter 3.25" Height 1.75"

Very fine, nice Jun dish; hard to find; the interior black mark shows real Jin period glazed overall in the whole dish; Diameter: 18cm