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Date2nd half of the 18th century
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions17.8 cm (diameter)
4 cm (height)
Foot: 11.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of Sir Herbert Ingram, 1967.
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.