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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an blows off dirt on an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an prepares to pare the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks an egg shell porcelain artwork just burnt at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the thickness of the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork by knocking it and listening to the sound at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an makes an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the thickness of the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork by knocking it and listening to the sound at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the thickness of the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork by dipping water onto it and watching it under a light at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork just pared at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the thickness of the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork by dipping water onto it and watching it under a light at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks an egg shell porcelain artwork just burnt at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an makes an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an uses his hand to judge the thickness of the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an blows off dirt on an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Teacup porcelain bodies are displayed before (R) and after being pared at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork just pared at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Teacup porcelain bodies are displayed before (R) and after being pared at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an pares the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an prepares to pare the body of an egg shell porcelain artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(210718) -- NANCHANG, July 18, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Xiong Guo'an checks an egg shell porcelain artwork he made at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. "Egg shell porcelain", famous for its thin and transparent body, displays the high-standard handwork of masters in Jingdezhen. Xiong Guo'an, inheritor of the traditional egg shell porcelain craft, started to learn the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Having been in the industry for 49 years, he now can make egg shell porcelain artworks with a thickness of only 0.15 millimeters. Xiong prefers to work at silent nights, so that he can focus on the art. "Handwork is the spirit of Jingdezhen, and I choose to stick to it for I regard it as my responsibility" said Xiong Guo'an. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine