Pictures of Southern Song Dynasty Official Kiln Museum

Tools used for making porcelain wares, Guanyao Museum, Hangzhou. The specific division indicates the high level of the porcelain technique in ancient China.

Situated on the south margin of West Lake, the Southern Song Dynasty Official Kiln Museum is on the site of the original kiln of eight hundred years ago, which is an imitation building of Song style with a solemn and unique design. It occupies an area of 15,000 square meters and is made up of two parts, the exhibition halls and the site protection building. 
Attraction Intro: Southern Song Dynasty Official Kiln Museum
  • Tools used for making porcelain wares, Guanyao Museum, Hangzhou. The specific division indicates the high level of the porcelain technique in ancient China.
  • This was the site of the Southern Song Kiln. Altogether there are 12 sites including workshop, warehouse, drainage, etc, revealing the main porcelain production links.
  • Exquisite, isn''t it? This pottery from Guanyao Museum is very precious due to its size and shape. Guanyao, namely, the official kiln, was designated to produce pottery and porcelain wares for the royal court, therefore, the style and quality of its products were always the best.
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