Globular greenware jar with lotus flower decorationOn display
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Globular greenware jar with lotus flower decoration
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised decoration under a green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 10 cm max. (height)
without lid 7.5 cm (height)
10.5 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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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.