Greenware burial figure of a dogOn display
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Greenware burial figure of a dog
Datelate 9th century - early 10th century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, probably hand-modelled, with incised decoration under a green glaze
Dimensionswith mount 7.5 x 10.5 x 5.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
5.3 x 10.1 x 4.7 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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.