Dish with plant, hen, and six chicksOn display
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Dish with plant, hen, and six chicks
Material and technique
porcelain, with famille verte overglaze enamels; iron-brown painting on the rim
Dimensions3.4 cm (height)
20.9 cm (diameter)
at foot 10.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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.