Black ware jar with white stripesOn display
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Black ware jar with white stripes
Date2nd half of the 11th century - 1st half of the 12th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with white slip decoration under a brown iron glaze; unglazed base
Dimensions20.9 cm (height)
20.5 cm (diameter)
at foot 8.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum and the Eric North Bequest Fund, 1998.
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.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface 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.