Many sand stoneware, delicate and hard pottery enhanced pieces have been uncovered from the Beiqiu Relic of the New Stone Age exhuming in Hedang, Shiwan. The enhancing examples incorporate string, trellis configuration, leaf, stepping stool molded trellis, frogs, and so forth.. As indicated by the carbon 14 dating by the Beijing Archeological Studies Office, these pieces were made 4,000 900 to 5,000 years prior. This archeological finding has toppled the idiom that Shiwan’s Pottery Industry was moved from the north in Song Dynasty. A verifiable point of view has an idyllic valuation for “Shiwan tile, the best on the planet”. The enduring monster furnace “Old Nanfeng Kiln”, symbolizes the extraordinary method of Shiwan stoneware.
Old Nanfeng Kiln – Firing for a long time
To open the puzzling cover of an old mythical beast furnace, to demonstrate the legend of an old fired town, to broaden the winged serpent’s life of 500 years, the historical backdrop of Nanfeng old oven merits contemplating and examining.
Antiquated Nanfeng furnace was worked during the Zhengde long periods of Ming Dynasty (1506-1521), an uncommon mythical beast oven with a past filled with right around 500 years that is still being used for making earthenware production these days. It is currently the Key Culture Relic Unit of Ancient Kiln in Guangdong Province.
For almost 500 years the fire has never ceased to exist, with consistent creation. In this manner the oven has been kept totally with no harm, which is uncommon in China. It is the most seasoned mythical serpent furnace left in China and the significant social security site of Guangdong Province.
The opening of Nanfeng oven faces the south. The far end is under the green shade of banyan trees, which acquired cool wind summer, so the furnace was classified “Nanfeng” as it implied as “south breeze”. During the long years, the creation had never been ceased for fixes. The present stack of the oven was worked in current occasions. The oven has a complete length of 34.4 meters. There are 29 columns of flame gaps (5 for each line) on the furnace. It is said that one flame for each line aggregates 29 fires. The flame gap is utilized to feed with wood during the terminating. There are 4 entryways in favor of the furnace, for the stacking and expulsion of items.
Specialties of Flame – Mysterious and erratic
The arrangement and warmth given out during the wood terminating carry boundless changes to the dirt and coating.
The mythical beast oven is separated into upper, center and lower segments with three degrees of temperature, low, medium and high, changing from 900 to 1300 degrees Celsius, and worked and controlled exclusively by the furnace ace, to fire distinctive sort of stoneware.
To keep up the diminishing air, the furnace ace controls the length and level of warming and the progressions during terminating, settling on choices just by his observing eyes and working as indicated by changes of situation. In the wake of terminating for 20 hours, and holding up until the oven cools, it is then prepared to open. The subsequent produce is in stunning hues including blue, red, white and green.