White ware tomb model of a granary storeOn display
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White ware tomb model of a granary store
Date12th - 13th century (1101 - 1300)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
porcelain, with modelled decoration under a bluish-white glaze (qingbai ware); unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensionswith lid 12.5 cm max. (height)
without lid 8.6 cm (height)
lid 11.7 cm (diameter)
at base 9.7 cm (diameter)
at mouth 8.6 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 composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.