Greenware ritual food vessel, or dingOn display
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Greenware ritual food vessel, or ding
Date4th century BC (400 - 301 BC)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (475 - 221 BC)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 13.5 cm (height)
without lid 11.5 cm (height)
with handles 16.5 cm (width)
13.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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Glossary of terms
A Chinese bronze tripod ritual cooking vessel. Also a type of white porcelain from Northern China.
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.