Dish with seated figure reading a bookOn display
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Dish with seated figure reading a book
Date1630 - 1644
Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Period (1628 - 1644)
Material and technique
porcelain, with green, brown, and yellow overglaze enamels
Dimensions1.5 cm (height)
14.6 cm (diameter)
at foot 9.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
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.