As an art form, tri-color glazed pottery figures peaked under
Emperor Xuan Zong, who happened to be an art lover and a womanizer
at the same time and, probably under his influence, extravagance
and wastefulness characterized the lifestyle under his reign.
Female figurins produced during this period invariably have chubby
faces and are in well filled-out shapes, with high hair buns, long
skirts and composed facial expressions.
The Tang Dynasty was the heyday of Chinese feudal society, the
economic prosperity, cultural arts beautiful and fragrant flowers
are blooming, the three-color glazed pottery began in the Northern
and Southern Sheng Yu Tang, it shapes vivid, bright color and rich
flavor of life known as common three basic color, but also in the
formation of the characteristics of the Tang Dynasty, it was later
known as "Tang."
Tang is a low-temperature lead-glazed pottery, adding different
metal oxides in the glaze, after roasting, they form a pale yellow,
ocher yellow, light green, dark green, sky blue, brown and red,
eggplant purple and other colors, but more yellow, brown, and
green-based. It is mainly green colored glaze on pottery,
traditional crafts baking process occurs in the chemical change,
glaze shades change, another invasion, mottled dripping, natural
color coordination, pattern and smooth, is a kind of Chinese unique
style. Tang embraced color in, and showing the grand splendid