The narrator decides to tell the story of the bone porcelain. The story is about a man named tian who makes bone porcelain out of animal ashes. His daughter is deformed, but she does not make it. . A man named Mr. zhou is interested in the bone-porcelain, and he tries to sell it to him, but tian stops him. The man is arrested and jailed for several days. When he gets home, he finds the porcelain on the altar. He does not understand why it is so valuable, but he is happy to find it there. He begins to sweat, and the girl's eyes widen with a faint, and a sound follows. The narrator thinks that this is the ghost of his daughter.