White ware ewer with ribbed bodyOn display
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White ware ewer with ribbed body
Material and technique
porcelain, moulded, with bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); unglazed base
Dimensionswith lid 8.4 x 13.7 x 10.1 cm max. (height x width x depth)
without lid 8.3 x 13.7 x 10.1 cm (height x width x depth)
depth at foot 8.4 x 12.7 x 5.6 cm max. (height x width x depth)
lid 6.5 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.
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.