Black ware globular jarOn display
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Black ware globular jar
Date1000 - 1120
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with iron glaze; unglazed base; partly glazed rim
Dimensions9.5 cm (height)
12 cm (diameter)
at foot 5.7 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.