Figural "Celadon"

Yue Kiln, Six Dynasties (317-581)
Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing

The kilns at Yue are renowned for their development of porcelaneous celadon in China during the Tang and Song dynasties. Earlier productions like this were an important step along the way. A cruder example is shown on the previous page; for the amazing end result of such developments, hundreds of years later, see the next page.