Vase with floral decorationOn display
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Vase with floral decoration
Date2nd half of the 14th century
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in copper-red
Dimensions32 cm (height)
20 cm (diameter)
at foot 12 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Lionel and Lady Lamb, 1969.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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Glossary of terms
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.
Painting applied to ceramic material before a transparent, or monochrome or coloured glaze for Islamic objects, is applied. The technique was initially developed in China.