Dish with flowering plantsOn display
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Dish with flowering plants
Date18th century (1701 - 1800)
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions7.9 cm (height)
30.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Jeffrey Story and Walter Cook, 1985.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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.