Traditional pottery and ceramics From Ly Dynasty until now

After more than ten centuries of Chinese domination, the Ly and Tran dynasties saw the reestablishment of national independence. During this period, pottery experienced splendid achievements in quality and diversity through large-scale production.


Basic elements, including the form, decorations, and coloured enamel, were employed to create beautiful products. The painted decorations were simple, but incredibility attractive. Unique carving characteristics developed and various kinds of enamel were applied Since the 15th century, ceramic started to bear white enamel with blue designs and fabrication techniques improved.

Nowadays, some localities are still specialized in producing ceramics, including Bac Ninh Province, Thanh Hoa Province, Nam Dinh Province, and Ha Noi.