Greenware globular jarOn display
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Greenware globular jar
Associated placeAsia China Zhejiang province Hangzhou (possible) (possible find spot)Asia China Zhejiang province Yue kiln-sites (place of creation)
Datelate 9th century - early 10th century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed rim
Dimensions5.9 cm (height)
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.