Greenware jar in the form of a double fishOn display
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Greenware jar in the form of a double fish
Datelate 9th century - early 10th century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions9.7 x 7.6 x 6.5 cm (height x width x depth)
at mouth 3.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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.