Greenware jar with stylized petalsOn display
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Greenware jar with stylized petals
Date12th century (1101 - 1200)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised and combed decoration under a green celadon glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 5.3 cm (height)
without lid 4.7 cm (height)
10.6 cm (diameter)
at base 5.6 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.