White ware jarOn display
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White ware jar
DateNorthern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127)
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised and applied decoration under a white glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 7 cm max. (height)
without lid 5.7 cm max. (height)
6.8 cm (diameter)
at foot 3.9 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.