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Date19th century (1801 - 1900)
Material and technique
porcelain with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions17 cm (height)
No. of items
Acquired by exchange with the Groningen Museum, 1991.
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.