Black ware bottle with floral decorationOn display
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Black ware bottle with floral decoration
Date2nd half of the 12th century - 1st half of the 13th century
Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279)
Material and technique
stoneware, painting in iron-brown glaze, over a black iron glaze; glazed base
Dimensions11.5 x 23 x 19 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from 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.