Polychromatic means “many coloured”, however, in the context of ceramics, the term polychromatic usually specifically refers to pieces where such colouration is achieved through painting the fired piece with pigments rather than through the use of ceramic glazes. Examples of such pieces can be found in many cultures, however, with the exception of tomb pieces, the paint has usually deteriorated as is the case with much Greek polychrome work, though in some examples the paint may be in good condition. Chinese tomb figures from the Tang and other dynasties are fine examples of such well preserved pieces.

Filter by Category



Admins & Editors only

Product categories

Showing 1–40 of 119 results

Back to Top

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.