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Tartaglia or mezzetin
Material and technique
hard paste porcelain, moulded and enamelled
Dimensions13.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by L.R. Abel Smith, 1963.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 52 | 18th-century Art
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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.