Greenware circular box and lid with peony spraysOn display
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Greenware circular box and lid with peony sprays
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Five Dynasties Period (AD 907 - 960)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 6 cm (height)
without lid 3.5 cm (height)
13.8 cm (diameter)
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
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.