Octagonal dish with quails and flowersOn display
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Octagonal dish with quails and flowers
Artist/makerKakiemon workshops (established mid-17th century) (potter)
Datelate 17th century
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
nigoshide porcelain, with polychrome overglaze enamels, and gold, and iron-brown glaze on the rim
Dimensions3.7 cm (height)
20.4 cm max. (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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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 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.
Impey, Oliver, Japanese Export Porcelain: Catalogue of the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Amsterdam: Hotei Publishing, 2002), no. 228 on p. 156, pp. 132, 145 & 156, illus. p. 156