Black ware tea bowl with 'tortoiseshell' glazesOn display
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Black ware tea bowl with 'tortoiseshell' glazes
Material and technique
stoneware, thrown, with papercut decoration in reserve against brown and yellow iron glazes; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions5.8 cm (height)
10 cm (diameter)
at base 4.1 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
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.