Black ware ewer with iron glazeOn display
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Black ware ewer with iron glaze
Date8th - 9th century AD (AD 701 - 900)
Material and technique
stoneware, with black iron glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions17.9 cm (height)
from handle to spout 12 cm (width)
11 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.9 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from 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.