Greenware circular box and lid with two mandarin ducksOn display
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Greenware circular box and lid with two mandarin ducks
Date9th century AD (AD 801 - 900)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions2.8 cm (height)
at base 1.7 cm (height)
8.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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.