Pottery is thought to have existed since prehistoric times, humans live exactly after settling and start farming. Archaeological sites in Indonesia, has found many pottery that serves as home furnishings or religious purposes such as ritual and burial. The simplest pottery created by simply using the hands, which is characterized by a rough dough and the fractional part is filled by the traces of the hand (finger), but it sometimes is not symmetrical shape. addition is made by hand techniques, more modern pottery made by using face-to-rock and swivel wheels.
Source : http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tembikar
Picture from Lokantha