This book is divided into 10 chronological chapters. It reproduces the ups and downs of Chinese handicrafts from 6000 B.C. to 20th century, through concise descriptions and with a clear framework. With a brief introduction to the political,economic, historical, and cultural context of the given era, as well as a discussion on overseas craft development, each chapter introduces the derivation and evolution of ancient Chinese handicrafts, with unearthed overseas technologies as evidence of the aesthetic tendencies of the nobilities. This book has 247 pictures in total and core data at the end of the book, including objects’dynasty, the museums that collect them, their discovery sites, and their sizes.