History of Porcelain in China


From ancient times to the present, the five famous kilns have profoundly impacted the history of porcelain in China and the world. In the history of porcelain development in China, the rise of the five famous kilns in the Song Dynasty created a new era of porcelain development. The five famous kilns were Guan (官), Jun(鈞), Ge(哥), Ding(定)and Ru(汝). At that time, porcelain reached its historical peak in terms of types, shapes, and craftsmanship, creating the most brilliant era in the history of Chinese porcelain development. We will introduce the mentioned five kilns one by one via the program “Inheritance of Art of Porcelain. “


First Episode: Five famous kilns in the Song Dynasty

Second Episode: Official Kiln of the Song Dynasty

Third Episode: Ge Kiln in the Song Dynasty

Four Episode: Jun Kiln of the Song Dynasty

Fifth Episode

Mr. Yeun Kai Chiu

Mr. Yuen is a veteran antique collector and connoisseur in Hong Kong, and the founder of the Kam Wah Studios Association.
Mr. Yuen studied under Mr. Yau Siu-kwan, a renowned ceramics expert, was the only disciple of Mr. Yau Siu-kwan in Hong Kong was awarded the name "Kam Wah Studio" by Mr. Yau. Mr. Yuen has been interested in antiques since he was fifteen years old and has been a keen collector of hundreds of pieces of Song porcelain for more than 40 years. He has started teaching classes in Hong Kong and hopes to follow in the footsteps of Mr. Yau Siu-kwan and keep on the education on the true meaning of the Chinese culture of ceramics and pottery appraisal. Shortly, he plans to open a branch school of "Jin Hua Zhai" in Malaysia to spread more Chinese ceramic culture to the world.

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