Skip to main content

Chinese Cizhou ware vase

Image attached to ML.28-1992

An image of Miniature vase. Cizhou ware. Piriform with a long slender neck and wide flat rim, standing on a footring. The sides are decorated with three groups of three curved brown strokes. The lower part of the vase and base are undecorated. White stoneware, decorated in dark brown on a white slip ground, under a transparent colourless glaze, height 7.2 cm, 1000-1127. Northern Song (960-1127). Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm).

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

About this image

Miniature vase. Cizhou ware. Piriform with a long slender neck and wide flat rim, standing on a footring. The sides are decorated with three groups of three curved brown strokes. The lower part of the vase and base are undecorated. White stoneware, decorated in dark brown on a white slip ground, under a transparent colourless glaze, height 7.2 cm, 1000-1127. Northern Song (960-1127). Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm).

Image data

  • Accession Number: ML.28-1992
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 767 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 356.28kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1

Colours in this image

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...