Common Features of Yuan Dynasty Porcelain

By | November 15, 2020

The Yuan Dynasty has a short time in the history of our country, and the time for ceramic production is also very limited. The number of Yuan Dynasty porcelains can be imagined.

Common Features of Yuan Dynasty Porcelain

Judging from the existing unearthed and handed down artifacts, the craftsmanship of Yuan Dynasty porcelain has the following main characteristics:

1. The most obvious is that the bottom foot is not glazed and the tire is exposed

2. The bottom feet of the utensils are breast-nail-like protrusions with swirling patterns

Common Features of Yuan Dynasty Porcelain

3. The round feet of utensils are sloppy and rough, and most of them are beveled inside the feet.

4. The bubbles in the glaze layer are not as sparse and dense as the porcelain before the Yuan Dynasty, and the different sizes of bubbles can also be seen.

5. The bottom feet are all circle feet, less cake feet and jade bi feet.

Common Features of Yuan Dynasty Porcelain

6. Sticky sand is clearly seen on the bottom ring foot.

7. Observing the glaze and opening of the utensils with a microscope, a lot of kiln dust can be seen.

8. Most of the utensils are tyre, and the fingerprint marks and protruding marks left by the tyre are obvious.

9. In the glaze layer of the utensils, brown eyes, shrinking glaze and orange peel are obvious.

Common Features of Yuan Dynasty Porcelain

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