Chinese contemporary ceramic master Zhang Songmao (1934 -) is known as "Peony King" in the ceramic industry. He was first awarded the title of “Ceramic Artist” by Jingdezhen people's governments in 1959. He was awarded the title of “Great Masters of Chinese Crafts and Arts” by Ministry of Light Industry in April 1988.He was paid the special government allowance awarded by the State Council. He won the 2005 China Arts and Crafts Master Lifelong Achievement Award. He was the first person awarded the title of "Asia Pacific Master Craftsmen "in 2008. His fine art "Peony Ceramic Bottle" was bought with the price of 17 million RMB in 2016 China Jingdezhen Mid-Autumn Festival auction.