Black ware jar with black glazeOn display
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Black ware jar with black glaze
Date11th century (1001 - 1100)
Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127)
Material and technique
stoneware, with black iron glaze; brown glaze inside; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions12.4 cm (height)
11.5 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
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.