Greenware meiping, or plum blossom, vase with peony scroll decorationOn display
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Greenware meiping, or plum blossom, vase with peony scroll decoration
Date1050 - 1120
Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised and combed decoration under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions27 cm (height)
15.5 cm (diameter)
at base 7.7 cm (diameter)
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.