Dish with camellia flowers by a fenceOn display
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Dish with camellia flowers by a fence
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue, and with red, green, and yellow overglaze enamels
Dimensions6 cm (height)
20 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Jeffrey Story and Walter Cook, 1985.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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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.