Dating royal copenhagen vases
Both could reliably produce the temperatures of up to 1300 °C or more needed for porcelain.
In the late Ming, the egg-shaped kiln or zhenyao was developed at Jingdezhen, but mainly used there.
The Chinese developed effective kilns capable of firing at around 1,000 °C before 2000 BC.
The Majiayao and other phases of the Yangshao culture are well-represented in Western museums; by the Banshan phase purple was used in slip-painting alongside black.
Chinese pottery can also classified as being either northern or southern.