Jieshou

Jieshou

About Jieshou

Jieshou is a city in northwestern Anhui province, People's Republic of China. It is a county-level city under the administration of Fuyang City and has more than 140,000 inhabitants. Jieshou Painted Pottery refers to the pottery produced in Jieshou City of Anhui Province, East China. It was first found in the civil kiln sites of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Originating in the Sui (581-618) and Tang dynasties, the ancient painted pottery in Jieshou prevailed in the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911). It inherited the style of Tang Tri-colored Pottery and adopted the exquisite techniques and various styles from other artistic forms, such as Chinese paper-cut and New Year Woodcut. The main products are utensils for daily use, such as bottles, jars and jugs, decorated with three-color carvings.