Greenware ritual food vessel, or dingOn display
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Greenware ritual food vessel, or ding
Date4th century BC (400 - 301 BC)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (475 - 221 BC)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions19.3 x 20.5 x 17.1 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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Glossary of terms
A Chinese bronze tripod ritual cooking vessel. Also a type of white porcelain from Northern China.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.