The jars crafted from mud have been used to keep numerous essentialities in the past and today also. They can also be used as a show pieces with fine art paintings made on them.
World Known Indians Pottery origin of pottery in India can be traced back to the neolithic age. Coarse handmade pottery in various colors such as red, orange, brown, black and cream mainly consisted of different types of bowls, jars, vessels, etc.
The first pottery unit run in India was by Sir S Deb, in Calcutta. It established the success of high-class pottery made out of local clay. Porcelain factories were set up in Gwalior and Calcutta in first decade of 20th century.
Harrappan and Mohanjodaro cultures heralded the age of wheel-made pottery. These were characterized by well-burnt black painted red wares.