Cizhou type jar with white slipOn display
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Cizhou type jar with white slip
Date11th century (1001 - 1100)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with white slip under a transparent glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions10.7 cm (height)
12.5 cm (diameter)
at foot 5.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.