Figure of dancing womanOn display
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Figure of dancing woman
Date1660 - 1680
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
porcelain, with polychrome overglaze enamels
Dimensions24 x 11 x 8.3 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 1990.
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.
Impey, Oliver, Japanese Export Porcelain: Catalogue of the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Amsterdam: Hotei Publishing, 2002), no. 72 on p. 81, p. 11, illus. p. 81