Black ware tea bowl with 'tortoiseshell' glazesOn display
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Black ware tea bowl with 'tortoiseshell' glazes
Date2nd half of the 11th century - 1st half of the 12th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, thrown, with black and brown iron glazes; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions9.3 cm (height)
15.9 cm (diameter)
at foot 4.7 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
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.