Greenware jar with lotus leavesOn display
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Greenware jar with lotus leaves
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Material and technique
stoneware, with carved decoration under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions22 cm (height)
21.6 cm (diameter)
at foot 9.4 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
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.