Ceramics in Yuan History Discussion

For this discussion, please select an example of ceramics or architecture from the Yuan, Ming or Qing dynasties. What about the work of art or architecture appeals to you? What does this work of art tell us about the period of time during which it was created? For example, the Famille vert, rose and noir ceramics of the Qing period reflect the influence of the European aesthetic and contact with European cultures during this period.