Black ware ewer with chicken head spoutOn display
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Black ware ewer with chicken head spout
Date5th century AD (AD 401 - 500)
Six Dynasties Period (AD 221 - 589)
Material and technique
stoneware, with brown iron glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions20.5 cm (height)
16.5 cm (diameter)
at base 11 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to 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.