China, as one of the world's most ancient civilizations, has made a multiple of contributions for the advancement and improvement of human societies, among which pottery and porcelain occupy a unique position and boast great significance. It is fair to say that ceramics history is a very important part of China's history. Ceramics of distinctively different artistic and technological styles in different periods throughout different dynasties contain both scientific and aesthetic features. The word "china" clearly shows that the country is the "home of pottery and porcelain."
Porcelain is generally believed to have originated in China; Porcelain, also called 'fine china', featuring its delicate texture, pleasing color, and refined sculpture, has been one of the earliest artworks introduced to the western world through the Silk Road.The Art of Chinese ceramics
About 1,000 years before the Europeans mastered the technology of producing porcelain, Chinese could already make very delicate and refined chinaware. China was among the first countries in the world to use pottery, while another invention, porcelain, has throughout the ages and the world been admired and valued for its use and beauty.