White ware ewer with lugsOn display
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White ware ewer with lugs
Material and technique
porcelain, with incised decoration under a bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); lugs, moulded and applied; glazed rim
Dimensions8.2 x 9.4 x 8.8 cm max. (height x width x depth)
width and depth at foot 8.2 x 9.4 x 6.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Professor A. H. Sayce, 1933.
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.