CULTURE Ru porcelain pigs in Henan to welcome lunar New Year

CULTURE

Ru porcelain pigs in Henan to welcome lunar New Year

China Daily

14:10, January 08, 2019

Craftsman Wang Guoqi works on the base of a Ru porcelain pig in Baofeng county, Pingdingshan city, Central China's Henan province, Jan 7, 2019. Wang is an inheritor of Ru porcelain, one of China's "five great kilns" in the Song Dynasty (960-1279). (Photos: Asianewsphoto)

A Ru porcelain pig is shown at the studio of Wang Guoqi in Baofeng county, Pingdingshan city, Central China's Henan province, Jan 7, 2019. Pig-themed porcelain works are being made there as New Year mascots to welcome the upcoming Year of the Pig in the lunar Chinese calendar. The lunar New Year falls on Feb 5 this year.

A man works on the base of a Ru porcelain ware shaped like a pig at Wang Guoqi's studio in Central China's Henan province on Jan 7, 2019.

A Ru porcelain pig is shown at the studio of Wang Guoqi in Baofeng county, Pingdingshan city, Central China's Henan province, Jan 7, 2019.

A man works on the base of a Ru porcelain ware shaped like a pig at Wang Guoqi's studio in Central China's Henan province on Jan 7, 2019.

Wang Guoqi works on the base of a Ru porcelain ware shaped like a pig at his studio in Central China's Henan province on Jan 7, 2019.

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