Stove model with pots and ear-cupsOn display
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Stove model with pots and ear-cups
Date2nd century BC - 1st century AD (200 BC - AD 100)
Han Dynasty (c. 206 BC - AD 220)
Material and technique
earthenware, with green lead glaze; unglazed base
Dimensions27 x 29.5 x 10 cm (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
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A glaze to which lead oxide is added as flux to lower its melting point.