Tongguan kiln pottery: hardworking character of Hunan crafters

Editor:张焕勤
Source:english.rednet.cn
Updated:2018-05-07 14:41:51

  湖南铜官窑:中国唐朝瓷窑的发源地,距今已逾千年历史。

  Hunan Tongguan kiln,also called the Changsha Kiln, is located in Tongguan Subdistrict, Changsha, Hunan, China. It is one of the major kiln sites in Tongguan to be protected at the national level. The place was a historical kiln site of potteries in the Tang (618–907 AD) and Five Dynasties periods (907–960 AD).

“泥人刘”刘坤庭:铜官窑陶器柴火烧制技艺传承人。

  Clay figure Mr. Liu Kunting: Inheritor of Tongguan kiln pottery in firewoood firing technology.

铜官窑柴火烧制陶器特点:拉胚一次成型,不用上釉,火焰着色,烧制时间比较长。用柴火烧,陶器会更通亮光润。

  Features of Tongguan kiln: One-time forming of clay casting; unglazed but flame coloring; very long firing time; clayware fired with firewood makes clayware look more bright and smooth.