Plate with ‘Parasol Lady’ designOn display
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Plate with ‘Parasol Lady’ design
Artist/makerafter Cornelis Pronk (1691 - 1759)
Date1736 - 1738
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, and polychrome overglaze enamels, including gold
Dimensions3.5 cm (height)
25.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Acquired by exchange with the Groningen Museum, 1991.
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.