produced in kilns located in the northern province of Hebei, known as
ceramics prefecture. Typical designs were in brown or black glaze
over white. Painted, carved (sgrafiatto technique), or impressed on
the surface. Cizhou wares appeared during the Northern Song Period,
Jin, through Yuan in the 13th Century.
Ganzhou - Located in the
province of Jiangxi, South of Jizhou.
Jingdezhen - Became
the center of Chinese porcelain with the production of blue-white
porcelain wares in the fourteenth century. Numerous kilns were in
production from the twelfth century in the Song Dynasty.
- Mostly dark glazed ceramics produced at the Jizhou kiln in Jiangxi
province, Southern China. Jizhou wares are well known for
its beautiful and delicate papercut, tortoiseshell and
imprints of leave designs.
Xixia - Located in the
Ningxia province, bordering Inner Mongolia in the North, Gansu province
to the West and South, and partially bordering Shaanxi
province to the East.