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Bowl with purple splash
Date2nd half of the 11th century - 12th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with opaque blue glaze, and purple copper splash glaze decoration; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions7.6 cm (height)
17.8 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.3 cm (diameter)
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.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.