Greenware funerary jar with spouts for holding incenseOn display
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Greenware funerary jar with spouts for holding incense
Date12th century - 1st half of the 13th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; spouts mould-made or hand-modelled, and luted to the jar; unglazed base; unglazed rim
Dimensions13 cm (height)
10.5 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.2 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.
The fusion of parts of ceramics using dilute clay slip.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.