Greenware burial figure of man playing a harpOn display
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Greenware burial figure of man playing a harp
Date2nd half of the 3rd century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, probably hand modelled, with green glaze
Dimensions14.3 x 8.6 x 9.1 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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.