Chingtechen

Chingtechen

 

(also Fuliang), a city in China, in Kiangsi Province; situated on the Ch’ang Chiang, which empties into the Poyang Hu. Population, approximately 300,000 (1971). Since the late sixth century Chingtechen has been one of the most important centers of Chinese porcelain production, and it has been referred to as the porcelain capital. Its fine white porcelain is well known. The city originally made plain white ware but later, especially in the 14th century, produced decorated porcelain.

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A D Brankston, Early Ming Wares of Chingtechen, 1938 p.
This led to the production of the earliest Chinese armorial porcelain: a blue-and-white-handled ewer made in Chingtechen between 1505 and 1521.
Armorial porcelain was first made in Chingtechen and Canton in 1684.
At the late period of Kangxi, multi-colored and blue-and-white-colored armorial porcelains were produced in Chingtechen.