Black ware vase with 'partridge feather' glazesOn display
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Black ware vase with 'partridge feather' glazes
Date11th century (1001 - 1100)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with black and brown iron glazes; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions18.5 cm (height)
13 cm (diameter)
at base 6.9 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.