Greenware guan, or jar, with dish-shaped mouthOn display
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Greenware guan, or jar, with dish-shaped mouth
Datelate 6th century - early 7th century AD
Sui Dynasty (AD 589 - 618)
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions7.2 cm (height)
10.3 cm (diameter)
at foot 8.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
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.