White ware bowl with fishOn display
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White ware bowl with fish
Material and technique
porcelain, with incised and slip decoration under a bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); unglazed rim and base
Dimensions6.6 cm (height)
19.3 cm (diameter)
at foot 7 cm (diameter)
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.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.