Circular greenware box with lotus flowersOn display
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Circular greenware box with lotus flowers
Date2nd half of the 12th century - 1st half of the 13th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; unglazed base
Dimensionswith lid 2.9 cm (height)
without lid 1.8 cm (height)
7.7 cm (diameter)
at foot 3.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
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.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.