Location search in the Ceramics Study Galleries
By clicking 'More search options' you can reveal additional search fields including 'Current location', use this search field to find detailed information on objects displayed in the Ceramics Study Galleries (Rooms 136-139 inclusive)
Within these rooms all the cases and shelves are numbered. You can use these numbers, in combination with the room numbers to find information related to the objects on the specific shelves.
Room 136 - China
There are four corner cases labelled A, B, C, D.
The central cases are numbered 1 to 10 and they have seven shelves in each, numbered 1 to 7 from the top to the bottom.
|Enamelled porcelain||A, C & 1-3, 5, 8, 9|
|Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue and red||4|
|Monochrome porcelain||6, 7|
|Yixing, Dehua, Shiwan||10|
|Porcelain with mounts||B|
Room 137 - Asia & Europe
There are 64 wall cases A to Z, A1 to Z1 and A2-K2 each of these cases has four shelves, numbered 1 to 4 top to bottom.
The central cases are numbered 1 to 52, with eight shelves in each, numbered 1 to 8 from top to bottom.
|China||A-I & 1-15|
|South-East Asia||J & 17|
|Korea||K-L & 18|
|Japan||M-P & 19-24|
|South Asia||Q-R & 16-17|
|Middle East||S-B1 & 25-32|
|Spain||C1-G1 & 33-36|
|Portugal & Mexico||H1 & 35-36|
|Italy||I1-U1 & 36-43|
|France||V1-B2 & 43-47|
|Netherlands||C2-E2 & 47-50|
|Germany||F2-H2 & 52|
|Europe||I2-L2 & 50-51|
Room 138 - Britain
There are 12 inner cases A to L, each of these cases has five shelves, numbered 1 to 5 top to bottom.
There are 14 outer cases numbered 1 to 14, with eight shelves in each numbered 1 to 8 from top to bottom.
|Slipware & medieval pottery||A & 1|
|Brown salt-glazed stoneware||B & 7|
|Tin-glazed earthenware||C-F & 2-4|
|Early Staffordshire||G & 5-6|
|White salt-glazed stoneware||H & 6-7|
|Creamware & pearlware||I-J & 8-11|
|Unglazed stonewares||K & 12-13|
|Figures||L & 13-14|
Room 139 - Britain & Europe
There are 37 wall cases A to Z and A1 to K1, each of these cases has four shelves, numbered 1 to 4 top to bottom.
The central cases are numbered 1 to 46, with eight shelves in each numbered 1 to 8 from top to bottom.
|British porcelain||A-M & 1-19|
|German & Austrian porcelain||N-R & 20-23|
|Italian & Spanish porcelain||S & 24|
|French porcelain||T-Y, B1-C1 & 25-29|
|European porcelain||Z-A1 & 28-29|
|British pottery||D1-G1 & 29-32|
|European pottery||H1-I1 & 37-38|
|British art pottery||J1-K1 & 33-35|