Green-glazed ewerOn display
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Date1st half of the 8th century AD
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Material and technique
earthenware, decorated with white slip under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions11 x 8.4 x 7.7 cm (height x width x depth)
at foot 5 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
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.