Among the pottery in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of Northwest China, the much-imitated earthenware is the most famous, with a long-standing history. Both traditional skills and innovations have helped meet present demand. The earthenware is beautiful and has a practical use as bowls, plates, pots, and jars. The earthenware produced in Yengisar is especially famous, and the most representative of it is a local pot used for hand washing, which comes in different shapes.
Xinjiang earthenware has a special natural beauty that has always been attractive to domestic and foreign travelers.