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Map of China with Major Kiln Sites and Glossary 


Cizhou -  Wares 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.

Jizhou wares  -  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.


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