Greenware six-lobed jar with petalsOn display
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Greenware six-lobed jar with petals
Associated placeAsia China Jiangxi province (possible) (possible place of creation)Asia China Zhejiang province Yue kiln-sites (possible) (possible place of creation)
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Five Dynasties Period (AD 907 - 960)
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, with green glaze; glazed base; glazed rim
Dimensions10.9 cm (height)
9.3 cm max. (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.