Greenware burial vase with lid in the form of a lotusOn display
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Greenware burial vase with lid in the form of a lotus
Date2nd half of the 10th century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 35 cm (height)
without lid 28 cm (height)
17 cm (diameter)
at foot 10 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.