Greenware funerary vase with flowers and a birdOn display
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Greenware funerary vase with flowers and a bird
Date12th century (1101 - 1200)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with carved and incised decoration under a green celadon glaze; bird hand-modelled and luted to the vase; unglazed base
Dimensionswith lid 22 cm max. (height)
without lid 18.5 cm (height)
12 cm (diameter)
at foot 7.5 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.
The fusion of parts of ceramics using dilute clay slip.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.