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  • Description

    Ding porcelain cup, with handle and copper-bound mouth rim. The cup has white glaze.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 20thC(early)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 26 millimetres
    • Diameter: 97 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 143

    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 1911–1949PDF 143





  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1980 p.31, no.100 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc11/sh7

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Ding porcelain cup, with handle and copper-bound mouth rim.  The cup has white glaze.

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