Greenware water-dropper in the form of a fishOn display
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Greenware water-dropper in the form of a fish
Date11th century - 1st half of the 12th century
Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127)
Material and technique
stoneware, hand-modelled, with incised decoration under a with green glaze
Dimensions4.2 x 10.4 x 3.6 cm max. (height x width x depth)
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.