Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

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Room 38 | China from AD 800 gallery

Explore key developments in the history and culture of China, from the arts and crafts of the Song Dynasty up to the present day.

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Changsha ware pillow with a bird and flowers

Glossary (2)

stoneware, underglaze painting

  • stoneware

    Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.

  • underglaze painting

    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.

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    • Second floor | Room 38 | China from 800

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