Alms bowl with floral decorationOn display
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Alms bowl with floral decoration
Date10th century - 1st half of the 11th century AD
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with brown and white slip-painted decoration; glazed rim
Dimensions8 cm (height)
15 cm (diameter)
at base 7 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
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.