Min (people) yao (ware). Chinese porcelain made for trade, export and the common population as in; not on Imperial command and, for the Emperor. During Ming and Qing dynasties it could be porcelain made at any other kiln except; on Imperial command and, at the Imperial porcelain kiln at Zhushan (Pearl hill), in Jingdezhen, Jiangzi province.
Often contrasted are the wares called Guanyao or Official wares. During previous dynasties stoneware and ceramics could be made and sent to the Empror as a kind of tax. This wares was called Guan (official) yao.