Jar with three-colour glazeOn display
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Jar with three-colour glaze
Material and technique
earthenware, with sancai glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions5.3 cm (height)
7.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Professor A. H. Sayce, 1933.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.