Greenware vase with floral decorationOn display
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Greenware vase with floral decoration
Date2nd half of the 10th century AD
Five Dynasties Period (AD 907 - 960)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions30 cm (height)
16 cm (diameter)
at foot 8.8 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.