Ritual wine vessel, or huOn display
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Ritual wine vessel, or hu
Date2nd century BC - 1st century AD (200 BC - AD 100)
Han Dynasty (c. 206 BC - AD 220)
Material and technique
stoneware, with yellow-brown glaze
Dimensions34.5 cm (height)
24.5 cm max. (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.
A Chinese ritual baluster vessel.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.