Blue-and-white jardiniere in the form of an incense bowlOn display
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Blue-and-white jardiniere in the form of an incense bowl
Artist/makerYe Shaoweng (active 1200 - 1250) (author)
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue
Dimensions21.5 cm (diameter)
12.8 cm (height)
Foot: 13.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum and the Eric North Bequest Fund, 1987.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.
Painting applied to ceramic material before a transparent, or monochrome or coloured glaze for Islamic objects, is applied. The technique was initially developed in China.