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    In Eastern Wu Kingdom of the Three Kingdoms Period, painting developed quickly. There appeared a famous painter named Cao Buxing. Born in Huzhou, he was the first painter recorded in Zhejiang history. He was good at drawing figures, Bodhisattvas and dragons, and was regarded as the originator of the Bodhisattvas painting genre of the nation. There was a tale about him: while he was painting a folding screen for the king Sun Quan, he accidentally dropped a drop of ink on the unfinished painting. After his revision of the ink spot into a fly, the king tried to drive it away when he saw the screen. This is the famous story of A faulty Point Into A Fly. In his book Appreciations to the Ancient Paintings, Xie He of the Southern Dynasty praised Cao Buxing's paintings as the ones of the highest-level.
    During the Three Kingdoms Period and The Northern and Southern Jin Dynasties, the development of the tools made it possible for the porcelain wares to be made in large quantities and various kinds. There were three characteristics of the productions then: the porcelain wares became various in shapes; the figures became various and colorful thus made the porcelains became practical and artistic wares for daily use; the porcelain wares for memorial use became prevailing. The four major branches of Zhejiang kilns came into being, i.e., the Yue Kiln, Ou Kiln, Wu kiln and Deqing Kiln.
The Yue kiln was a very important genre of China, which was mainly located in Shangyu and its vicinity. There had been about one hundred kiln sites in the region. In the Three Kingdoms Period and The Northern and Southern Dynasties, the Yue kiln reached its first development peak. The works of the period were delicate which usually presented a kind of light green color in glaze, decorated with beautiful veins and used vivid animal figures as the outer shapes. The gifted handicraftsmen put life into the daily-use wares through their unique skills. For instance, the Cock-headed Pot was developed from the common pots, but with a cock's head and tail pasted onto it, the plain pot was changed into an artwork instantly. The Frog-shaped Water Container combined the container's daily utility with an exaggerated figure of a frog and was very vivid indeed. Among the celadon works of the time, simple, but exaggerated animals figures were widely used and achieved great artistic flavors.
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