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As a symbol of fortune and elegance, Black Pottery was appreciated by nobles, government officials, and scholars in China at times dating back thousands of years. Throughout the dynasties, this craft has developed from a simple household item to a kind of superb, elegant, and precious art form.
Due to the its carefully selected materials, using a fine brown sediment from the Yellow River, and by hand shaping, carving, and burnishing, the artists accomplish an art form rich in metallic luster and details.
The shining pure black sheen of this pottery gives you a sense of serenity and simplicity rarely found in other types of pottery or porcelain work.