Bowl with striped three-coloured glazeOn display
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Bowl with striped three-coloured glaze
Date8th century AD (AD 701 - 800)
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Material and technique
earthenware, with sancai glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions3.4 cm (height)
10.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.