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Shang Dyanasty

If you are fortunate to find this in your attic, you might be quite wealthy.  It’s a white pottery “Bu” with carved geometric pattern Shang Dynasty, 1600-1100 B.C. White pottery with carved patterns, which appeared in the late Shang peroid, were made with a low content of ferric oxide (Fe2O3) and fired at temperature about [...]


Green “Tea Cup” Pottery from Jeju Island, South Korea

According to the photographer, who goes just by “lamoix”,  this picture illustrates some lovely green and brown pottery at the otherwise disappointing International Tea Museum in Jeju. Jeju (also commonly known as Jeju-Do) on 1 July 2006, was made into the first and only special autonomous province of South Korea.