Lidded box with geometric designsOn display
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Lidded box with geometric designs
Material and technique
porcelain, with red, blue, and gold enamels over crackled glaze
Dimensionswith lid 4.4 cm (height)
without lid 2 cm (height)
6.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 36 | Japan from 1850
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.