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Girl in army uniform with a bucket and mop

  • Description

    Throughout the Cultural Revolution the porcelain kilns at Jingdezhen, renowned as the imperial kilns since about AD 1400, continued to produce good quality porcelain. Much of the output used the forms and decoration of revolutionary imagery.

  • Details

    Associated place
    Asia China (place of creation)
    Material and technique
    porcelain figure, with polychrome glazes; wooden mop handle
    20.8 x 10.5 x 7 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    Material index
    organicvegetal wood
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    Credit line
    Presented by Nigel Wade, 2010.
    Accession no.



  • porcelain

    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.


    • currently in research collection

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