White ware cup with foliated rimOn display
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White ware cup with foliated rim
Material and technique
porcelain, with bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionscup 3.1 cm (height)
7.6 cm (diameter)
at foot 2.8 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.