Greenware burial figure of man holding a staffOn display
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Greenware burial figure of man holding a staff
Date2nd half of the 3rd century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green glaze
Dimensions19 x 9.5 x 12.5 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.