Black ware tea bowl with 'hare's fur' glazeOn display
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Black ware tea bowl with 'hare's fur' glaze
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; metal rim
Dimensions6.5 cm (height)
12.3 cm (diameter)
at foot 3.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Mrs Isabella Cohn, 1972.
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.