Boar's Head TureenOn display
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Boar's Head Tureen
Date1755 - 1760
Material and technique
frit paste porcelain, moulded and enamelled
Dimensions53.5 cm stand (length)
39 cm stand (width)
No. of items
Purchased (Bouch, Madan, Jones, Virtue-Tebbs Funds) with the assistance of the Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Friends of the Ashmolean, Mr Martin Foley, Prof. James Fenton, The Hon. Mrs Alexandra Williams, the Oxford Ceramics Group, and numerous private donations, 2007.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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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.