Lung-Chuan Ware - (Ceramics Stoneware China)

Lung-Ch'uan Ware - (Ceramics, Stoneware, China) Celadon ware from the ceramics centre of Lung-Ch'uan, Chekiang Province, China, where stoneware and porcelain were produced from as early as the ninth century. The term covers various types of ware, the finest being a thinly-potted stoneware with a pale green glaze made during the Sung dynasty. More common is a heavier stoneware with a glaze in various shades of green that often approximate jade.


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