Greenware jar with floral decoration and modern lidOn display
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Greenware jar with floral decoration and modern lid
Datejar 2nd half of the 11th century - 1st half of the 12th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
lid 20th century (1901 - 2000)
Material and technique
stoneware, with incised, carved, and combed decoration under a green glaze; unglazed base; unglazed rim modern wooden lid, with carved decoration
Dimensionswith lid 19.5 cm max. (height)
without lid 16 cm (height)
13.5 cm (diameter)
at base 7.1 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.