CULTURE Nixing pottery making: well-preserved tradition in Qinzhou

CULTURE

Nixing pottery making: well-preserved tradition in Qinzhou

Xinhua

14:58, October 11, 2018

A staff member works on a Nixing pottery ware at a workshop in Qinzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Oct 9, 2018. The making of Nixing pottery is a well-preserved tradition in Qinzhou. In 2008, the techniques of making Nixing pottery were listed as one of China's state-level intangible cultural heritages. Currently, over 10,000 workers are engaged in the Nixing pottery industry in Qinzhou, producing more than 1,000 pottery varieties. (Photos: Xinhua)

A staff member works on a Nixing pottery ware at a workshop in Qinzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Oct 9, 2018.

A staff member works on a Nixing pottery ware at a workshop in Qinzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Oct 9, 2018.

Zhang Chuanrui (C), an experienced Nixing pottery artisan, gives instructions to a staff member at a workshop in Qinzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Oct 9, 2018.

A staff member works on a Nixing pottery ware at a workshop in Qinzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Oct 9, 2018.

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