Ding porcelain cup, with handle and copper-bound mouth rim. The cup has white glaze.
- Made in: Quyang (county)
- (Asia,China,Hebei (province),Quyang)
- Height: 26 millimetres
- Diameter: 97 millimetres
Published PDF date : 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Cup with handle
This cup has a side handle and copper rim mount. Craftsmen in the late Ming and Qing dynasties made copies of Ding wares at Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province, Zhangzhou in Fujian province and in other southern kilns. The cup is chalky white or ‘rice–coloured’ and potters covered it either with a white slip and a thin transparent glaze with a yellowish cast that crackled during the cooling process or with an opaque white glaze. Connoisseurs once called this type of ceramic 土定 (tu ding ‘earthen Ding ware’).
Underfired porcelain with transparent glaze and copper rim
Zhangzhou ware 漳州窯
Zhangzhou, Fujian province 福建省, 漳州
Republican period AD 1911–1949
On display: G95/dc11/sh7
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Object reference number: RRC38561
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