Dish with a bird on a branchOn display
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Dish with a bird on a branch
Date1730 - 1780
Qing Dynasty (1645 - 1911)
Material and technique
porcelain, with famille rose overglaze enamels
Dimensions3.3 cm (height)
20.4 cm (diameter)
at foot 12.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.