Treasures in the Forbidden City [Episode 02] Porcelain in the Forbidden City
Course Syllabus 课程章节2
China is very well known for producing porcelain，the porcelain made in China is so exquisite that in western countries it is known as chinaware. These porcelain pieces are often collected, admired and are so well-made they never lose there beauty. Today, We will be looking at the The Palace Museums most famous piece of porcelain and how the ancient craftsman were able to come up with the many different colors and techniques to create such beautiful works of porcelain. Starting with the discovery of glazes and its many functions, to the largest production of “doucai” porcelain in the Ming dynasty, to the design and manufacturing of “瓷母”(pronounced“Ci Mu”).