Characteristics of Qinzhou Nixing Pottery
Qinzhou nixing pottery production process pass from generation to generation. Artists use highly fabricability mud to carve poems and paintings on the containers. The content of poetry is elegant and the paintings are mainly focus onlandscapes, flowers and birds, it reflects the Chinese painting style of line drawing in traditional ink and brush style. They carved patterns on the products according to the pre-designed, exquisite workmanship. The body engraved pattern, then in the nick fill in another material, such as white cement material, In this way, red organ with white flowers or white organ with red flowers can be burned. Nixing pottery revealed a thick humanistic flavor in Simple and unsophisticated, at the same time, it;s an elegant handicraft and has higher practical value, so it wins people’s love.
Acid-resisting and alkali-resisting are also the features of nixing pottery. It has a breathable and impermeable natural double porosity structure, which is conducive to long-term storage of food. The tea can be stored for several years in the nixing pottery and withou mustiness. The tea water in the nixing teapot, the taste will not change after one night. It can be long lasting if the flowers are picked in nixing pottery vases. These are the unique characteristics of nixing pottery.
Nixing pottery can produce kiln variants in the firing process. The clay does not need to be glazed or painted, and can be decorated just by carving. Its shows its color after polishing. In the past, its color is blue or purple red in the traditional process of firing. Occasionally one or a few products will have a dark green or bronze kiln variants, but this is Unpredictable and uncontrollable. It is known as "kiln treasure".
Usually, the surfaces of nixing pottery products still retain it’s primary colours red or purplish red. Their true color will be showed after sanding the surfaces. A variety of beautiful, gorgeous natural color: bronze, dark green, purplish red, sky blue, tiger stripe, day spot, golden yellow, maroon and other colors. Moreover, the products of nixing pottery are exquisite texture and smooth, and also have very high appreciation and collection value.