Tall vase with copper-red glazeOn display
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Tall vase with copper-red glaze
Date1730 - 1780
Qing Dynasty (1645 - 1911)
Material and technique
porcelain, with copper-red glaze; white glaze on base and inside
Dimensions40 cm (height)
20 cm (diameter)
at foot 14.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Professor A. H. Sayce, 1933.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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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.