White ware dish with floral decorationOn display
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White ware dish with floral decoration
Date13th century (1201 - 1300)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
porcelain, with slip, combed, and carved decoration under a bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions4.8 cm (height)
15.4 cm (diameter)
at foot 5.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.