Greenware spittoonOn display
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Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions11.5 cm (height)
20.6 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.2 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.