Ginger Jars are steeped in centuries of Chinese culture and history. Even though pottery developed in China 15,000 years ago, most experts believe that true porcelain - which also originated in China - didn't emerge in the region until the Han Dynasty -(202 BC to 220 AD. The currently popular blue and white Ginger Jars which are glazed using a transparent porcelain glaze date back to the Tang Dynasty -618 - 907 It is believed that the Chinese began creating porcelain Ginger Jars around that time. This one is from Jingdezhen, which is still the centre for the best quality porcelain. During the Ming Dynasty the. Emperor set up his famous imperial kilns
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