Jar with floral spraysOn display
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Jar with floral sprays
Date18th century (1701 - 1800)
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Material and technique
porcelain, with copper-red painting under a white glaze
Dimensions25.5 cm (height)
27 cm (diameter)
at foot 12.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Naomi Mitchison, in memory of her husband, Dick Mitchison, 1970.
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.