Plate with allegory of Occasion as nude lady on shell with banner within Chinese style landscape with figuresOn display
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Plate with allegory of Occasion as nude lady on shell with banner within Chinese style landscape with figures
Artist/makerJan Amos Comenius (1592 - 1670) (author)
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (delftware), blue and white
Dimensions39.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 45 | Dutch and Flemish Art
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.