Greenware cup stand with floral designOn display
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Greenware cup stand with floral design
Date9th century AD (AD 801 - 900)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions2.9 cm (height)
13.4 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.2 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.