Greenware circular box and lid with floral decorationOn display
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Greenware circular box and lid with floral decoration
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Material and technique
stoneware, with moulded decoration under a green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 4.7 cm (height)
without lid 3.1 cm (height)
8.8 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to 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.