Chinese, Japanese pottery and porcelian. http://ceramics.chalre.com "Reproduced with kind permission of The Chalre Collection (ceramics.chalre.com)."
Asian Ceramics are usually dated according to the reigns of Chinese dynasties when the artifacts were produced. Below are listed the more important dynastic periods of Chinese history, which is just a way to look at the different stiles each new dynasties created.
五 代 十 國 Five Dynasties and Ten States
- Later Liang (907 AD - 923 AD)
- Later Tang (923 AD - 936 AD)
- Later Jin (936 AD - 946 AD)
- Later Han (947 AD - 951 AD)
- Later Zhou (951 AD - 960 AD)
宋 朝 Sung Dynasty (960 AD -1279 AD)
元 朝 Yuan Dynasty (1271 AD - 1368 AD)
明 朝 Ming Dynasty (1368 AD - 1644 AD)
清 朝 Qing Dynasty (1644 AD - 1911 AD)