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Date17th - 18th century (1601 - 1800)
Material and technique
stoneware, covered in white slip, with slip-trailed and alkali-lead glaze decoration
Dimensions18.8 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Professor A. H. Sayce, 1933.
not on display
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A glaze to which lead oxide is added as flux to lower its melting point.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.
Wood, Nigel, Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry and Recreation (London: A & C Black and University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 1999), p. 218, illus. p.218