farmer painting of jinshan
Jinshan lies at the conjunction of jiangsu and zhejiang province where wu, yue , two ancient states of china crossed the border. It is know for its abundance of agricultural and fishery production in south china, The site fo tinglin excavated in the 1960's, shows that jinshan's ancestors had been living on this land as early as the Neolithic Period , that is more than 4500 years ago, and created the representative Liangzhu culture of jinshan. The bag-legged pottery Gui, now collected by the shanghai Museum, is the gem of pottery of Lianghu Culture. People today admire its practical functionality, ingenious design and elegant style as well as its graceful shape and charming taste. It has become a typical were among potteries of high quality in the same period. . . . . .