Cizhou type pillow with peony decorationOn display
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Cizhou type pillow with peony decoration
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised and ring-punched decoration, and brown and white slip-painted decoration under a transparent glaze; unglazed base
Dimensions14.5 x 29 x 26 cm max. (height x width x depth)
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.
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.