Ding type jar with russet iron glazeOn display
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Ding type jar with russet iron glaze
Date2nd half of the 11th century - 1st half of the 12th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, thrown, with russet iron glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions7 cm (height)
9.8 cm (diameter)
at foot 4.1 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
A Chinese bronze tripod ritual cooking vessel. Also a type of white porcelain from Northern China.
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.