White ware amphora with handles in the form of dragonsOn display
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White ware amphora with handles in the form of dragons
Date7th century AD (AD 601 - 700)
Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907)
Material and technique
earthenware, with incised decoration on the neck, and with a white glaze; unglazed base
Dimensions37 cm (height)
18 cm (diameter)
at base 10 cm (diameter)
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
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.