White ware box with peony decoration, and modelled lotus plants insideOn display
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White ware box with peony decoration, and modelled lotus plants inside
Material and technique
porcelain, with moulded decoration under a bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); unglazed base; modelled plants inside
Dimensionswith lid 4 cm max. (height)
without lid 3 cm (height)
8.2 cm (diameter)
at base 6.5 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
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.