Long-necked vase with green glazeOn display
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Long-necked vase with green glaze
Datemid-10th century AD
Liao Dynasty (AD 907 - 1125)
Material and technique
earthenware, covered in white slip under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions30.5 cm (height)
10.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.