Jug with spout and everted footOn display
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Jug with spout and everted foot
Material and technique
earthenware, with green lead glaze outside; yellow glaze inside; unglazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions7 x 10.1 x 9.8 cm max. (height x width x depth)
width and depth at foot 7 x 5.9 x 5.9 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
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 glaze to which lead oxide is added as flux to lower its melting point.