Greenware funerary jar with five spoutsOn display
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Greenware funerary jar with five spouts
Date2nd half of the 10th century - 11th century AD
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; unglazed base
Dimensionsjar with lid 25.2 cm (height)
jar without lid 17.8 cm (height)
lid 8.9 cm (height)
with spouts 14.5 cm irregular, max. (width)
lid 10 cm (diameter)
jar at base 8.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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Glossary of terms
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.