Greenware funerary jar with dragon

On display


  • Title

    Greenware funerary jar with dragon

  • Associated place

    Longquan kilns (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    stoneware, with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; spouts and figures hand-modelled, with incised decoration, and luted to the jar, probably with slip and glaze; unglazed base

  • Dimensions

    with lid 23 cm (height)
    without lid 18 cm (height)
    with spouts 19 cm (width)
    17 cm (diameter)
    at foot 8.9 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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