Globular greenware jarOn display
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Globular greenware jar
Date10th - 11th century (AD 901 - 1100)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 7.5 cm max. (height)
without lid 6.3 cm (height)
8 cm (diameter)
at foot 5.2 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.