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"Porcelain capital" showcases ancient skills

Updated: 2014-06-24
By Peng Yining (chinadaily.com.cn)

Known as the “porcelain capital”, Jingdezhen has been producing quality pottery for more than 1,700 years, and attracts numerous ceramic artists around the world.

As one of the first and the most important global goods, porcelain introduces Chinese culture, art and the name of Jingdezhen to the world. Foreign ceramic artists come here to learn the skills, and work with Chinese artists.Their studios could be found in the city’s streets, countryside, even in remote mountains.

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