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Artist/makerFrançois Boucher (1703 - 1770)
Material and technique
soft paste porcelain, blue ground, painted, gilt
Dimensions17.7 cm (height)
24.5 cm (width)
No. of items
Purchased in memory of Ian Lowe, with the aid of the Art Fund, the Friends of the Ashmolean, the Oxford Ceramics Group, and private donations, 2015.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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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.