White ware dish with lotus flowersOn display
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White ware dish with lotus flowers
DateSong Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Liao Dynasty (AD 907 - 1125)
Material and technique
stoneware, mould-made, and covered in white slip under a white glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions2.5 x 11 x 11 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
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.