Image above - Buddha in molten iron
Three Kingdoms - Wei (386-534)
The period of the Three Kingdoms (Wei, Shu, Wu) lasted 60 years, with in-fighting between the Three Emperors, who sought the right of succession of the Han dynasty; this period ended with the conquest of the Kingdom of Wu by the Jin Dynasty in 280.
Three Kingdoms 220-280
In this period, and in the subsequent Jin Dynasty, there was a development of the production of highly refined celadon (Yueh ware) and black glaze ceramics, for daily use, for Buddhist rituals, and for burials.