Greenware ewer with ornamental flangesOn display
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Greenware ewer with ornamental flanges
Date9th - 10th century AD (AD 801 - 1000)
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Five Dynasties Period (AD 907 - 960)
Material and technique
stoneware, thrown, and incised while turned, and with hand-modelled and incised decoration under a green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions17.5 cm (height)
16 cm (width)
14 cm (diameter)
at foot 7.7 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.