Figure of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, made in biscuit porcelain, also called white paste.
Measurements: Height: 48 cm. Base 16 cm.
This type of porcelain was widespread in the 18th and 19th centuries. Soft paste porcelain is fired at lower temperatures than hard paste porcelain. The body of soft-paste porcelain is more porous than that of hard-paste porcelain, so the degree of vitrification during firing is lower.