Vase in the form of an ancient bronze vesselOn display
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Vase in the form of an ancient bronze vessel
Material and technique
porcelain, with green crackled glaze
Dimensions19.5 x 13.5 x 13 cm max. (height x width x depth)
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.