Jar with everted footOn display
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Jar with everted foot
Material and technique
earthenware, with cream slip under a sancai glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions4.7 x 7.1 x 6.2 cm max. (height x width x depth)
width and depth at foot 4.7 x 3.1 x 3.1 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.