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Date19th century (1801 - 1900)
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions49.53 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Gaspard Farrer through The Art Fund, 1946.
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.