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Date11th century (1001 - 1100)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
porcelain, with relief decoration under a bluish-white glaze
Dimensions8 x 11.2 x 10 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
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.