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The TT Tsui collection of Chinese ceramics

Introduction | History | Burial Rites and Mingqi | Spiritual Beliefs | Ceramics

 

Chronology

 

Neolithic period
c.10000–c.1500 BC
Shang period
c.1600–c.1050 BC
Zhou period
c.1050–256 BC
 
Spring and Autumn
722–481 BC
 
Warring States
403–221 BC
Qing dynasty
221–206 BC
Han dynasty
206 BC – 220 AD
 
Western Han
206 BC – 9 AD
 
Xin (interregnum)
9–23
 
Eastern Han
25–220
Three Kingdoms period  
220–280
Western Jin dynasty  
265–316
Six Dynasties  
222–589
Northern and Southern Dynasties  
310–589
Sui dynasty  
581–618
Tang dynasty  
618–907
Five dynasties  
907–960
Liao dynasty  
907–1125
Song dynasty  
960–1279
 
Northern Song
960–1127
 
Southern Song
1127–1279
Jin dynasty  
1115–1234
Yuan dynasty  
1279–1368
Ming dynasty  
1368–1644
Qing dynasty  
1644–1911
Republic of China  
1912–1949
People's Republic of China  
1949–