Cizhou type bowl with calligraphyOn display
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Cizhou type bowl with calligraphy
Date12th century (1101 - 1200)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with brown and white slip-painted decoration under a transparent glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions4.2 cm (height)
18.3 cm (diameter)
at foot 7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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.