Bowl and lid with yellow glazeOn display
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Bowl and lid with yellow glaze
Associated peopleYongzheng, Emperor of China (ruled 1723 - 1735) (commissioner)
Material and technique
porcelain, with lead-antimony yellow glaze
Dimensionswith lid 8.5 cm (height)
without lid 6.5 cm (height)
11.7 cm (diameter)
at foot 5.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Gaspard Farrer through The Art Fund, 1946.
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 composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.