Cizhou type bowl with lotus scroll decorationOn display
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Cizhou type bowl with lotus scroll decoration
Date13th century (1201 - 1300)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with white slip and black iron glaze decoration; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions9.5 cm (height)
12 cm (diameter)
at base 5 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.