Cizhou type jar with floral decorationOn display
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Cizhou type jar with floral decoration
Date12th century (1101 - 1200)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised, combed, and cut-away slip decoration, under a transparent glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions16.5 cm (height)
14.5 cm (diameter)
at base 11.8 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.