Fahua ware figure of a bodhisattvaOn display
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Fahua ware figure of a bodhisattva
Date16th century (1501 - 1600)
Material and technique
porcelain, with fahua alkaline glazes
Dimensions30.5 x 15 x 11 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
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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.