Dish with leaves and wavesOn display
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Dish with leaves and waves
Date1650 - 1680
Material and technique
porcelain, moulded, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions2.7 x 16.2 x 11.5 cm irregular, max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 1995.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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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.
Painting applied to ceramic material before a transparent, or monochrome or coloured glaze for Islamic objects, is applied. The technique was initially developed in China.