Osprey, seatedOn display
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Date1731 - 1732
Material and technique
porcelain (hard paste), moulded, glazed
Dimensions54.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by Lady Davson, 2008.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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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.
Christopher Brown, ‘The Burlington Magazine, Acquisitions (1998-2014) at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford’, 1139, (2014), illus. p. 719