Jug with three cartouches depicting landscapesOn display
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Jug with three cartouches depicting landscapes
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue; silver lid
Dimensions23.5 x 13 x 12 cm max. (height x width x depth)
width and depth at foot 23.5 x 7.8 x 7.8 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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.
Impey, Oliver, Japanese Export Porcelain: Catalogue of the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Amsterdam: Hotei Publishing, 2002), no. 33 on p. 54, p. 54, illus. p. 54