Big pot making in Jingdezhen

Though this is not related to my research into Tenmoku and Jian ware, the visit to this workshop occurred on the way to Shuiji on my May 2015 trip to China. It is part of my more general blog at leonardsmith.com.au

http://www.leonardsmith.com.au/Leonard_Smith/Blog/Entries/2015/12/11_Big_pot_making_in_Jingdezhen.html

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Jian Ware – A short video.

To start the personal record of my journeys over the last 12 months I have put together some of the footage I have of the Kiln sites and Shard heaps around the Jian Ware site and further footage of the modern day production at one of the operating potteries using traditional techniques including raw glazing and firing in sagger in a wood fired dragon kiln.

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