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Tri-colored glazed pottery exhibition to display in Xi'an

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Date: 2016.03.25 Editor: Evelyn Shi
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An exhibition of precious ancient pottery works is on display at the Shaanxi History Museum in Xi'an city on March 22, 2016.

 

About 130 tri-colored glazed pottery works of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) selected from two Chinese ancient capitals, Chang'an (present-day Xi'an) and Luoyang, were displayed. This exhibition is free of charge and open to the public for three months.

 

 

Tri-colored glazed pottery, called Tang Sancai in Chinese, are in yellow, green and white colors or in yellow, green and brown colors. Since they were unearthed from tombs of the Tang Dynasty, they were called Tang Tri-colored glazed pottery. With unique shapes, they covered almost every field of life, from models of architecture to plates, bowls and other articles of everyday use, from horses, carriages to toys, from figurines of beautiful noble ladies to those of the heavenly kings.