Greenware 'ear' cupOn display
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Greenware 'ear' cup
Date3rd century AD (AD 201 - 300)
Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions3.7 x 9.6 x 7.3 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to 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.