Fengxi china, Chaozhou
Chaozhou produced china originally beginning at the Neolithic Age; during Liangjin and Nanbei dynasties, it inclined to produce china gradually. In the Tang dynasty, there were already kilns in the north outskirts of the city; during the Beisong dynasty, “Baiyao Village” was built in Bijiashan Mountain of the east outskirts in the ancient city. Till the Ming dynasty, Fengxi of Haiyang County gradually developed to be a new china manufacture base, meantime, the china production of Jiucun in Raoping County developed to a certain scale, too.
Nowadays, the main china producing area includes Fengxi, Guxiang, Fengtang, Fuyang, Sanrao, Xinfeng and so on.
Besides china for daily use and sanitation, there are also over 6000 kinds of china such as china workmanships. There are many china decorations; Chaozhou’s china products are sold to about 80countries and areas in Europe, America and Asia. The most distinguished traditional art craft are very popular. In oct.1978, the 1.2 meters high hollowed flower vase “friendship” produced by Fengxi was given to President Jinricheng as a precious gift when our Party and national leader Deng Xiaoping visited Korea. Established in Fengxi District, the “china home display hall of Nanguo”, exhibits most top quality article of Fengxi china, which is the traditional art epitome of Fengxi china. Tourists from home and abroad are in an endless stream and they highly appraise Fengxi china.
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