Changsha ware ewer with birds and flowersOn display
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Changsha ware ewer with birds and flowers
Datelate 9th century - early 10th century AD
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze and splashes of brown
Dimensions16.4 cm (height)
13.5 cm (diameter)
at foot 11.8 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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.