Blue-and-white dish with a figure in a landscapeOn display
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Blue-and-white dish with a figure in a landscape
Date2nd half of the 17th century - 1st half of the 18th century
Qing Dynasty (1645 - 1911)
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue
Dimensions3 cm (height)
25.8 cm (diameter)
at base 23.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Harry Garner, 1973.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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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.
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.