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Classic-style Sancai porcelains displayed in Luoyang

2011-12-22 07:17:58 GMT2011-12-22 15:17:58(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a piece of classic-style Sancai porcelain work, which depicts a Tang-Dynasty servant maid, at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a classic-style Sancai figure displayed at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a classic-style Sancai horse displayed at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a piece of classic-style Sancai porcelain work, which depicts Tang-dynasty musicians riding on a camel's back, at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a classic-style Sancai horse displayed at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a classic-style Sancai horse displayed at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)

Photo taken on Dec. 18, 2011 shows a piece of classic-style Sancai porcelain work, which depicts a Tang-Dynasty servant maid, at a Sancai technique museum founded by local artist Gao Shuiwang in Mengjin County, Luoyang, central China's Henan Province.

Mr. Gao is a leading figure in the revival of Sancai, a Chinese porcelain characterized by a glaze with three intermingled colours. The producing technique of Sancai, which dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), was listed as one of China's National Intangible Heritages in 2008.

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