Cizhou type jar with white slipOn display
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Cizhou type jar with white slip
Date11th century (1001 - 1100)
Material and technique
stoneware, with white slip under a transparent glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions16.5 cm (height)
14 cm (diameter)
at foot 7.9 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by P. H. Wikramaratna, in memory of his wife Nancy, 2000.
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.