Black ware bottle with floral decorationOn display
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Black ware bottle with floral decoration
Material and technique
stoneware, with painting in iron-brown over a black iron glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions27 cm (height)
15 cm (diameter)
at foot 8 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from 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.