Greenware miniature ewer with chickenOn display
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Greenware miniature ewer with chicken
Date5th century AD (AD 401 - 500)
Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed rim
Dimensions5.8 x 6.9 x 6.7 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.