Pear shaped stoneware water-dropper. The water-dropper has cream crackled glaze.
- Height: 79 millimetres
Inscription CommentCharacter on the base added later.
Published PDF date : 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Water pot with crackled glaze
This water pot 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, moulded and with transparent crackled glaze
Zhangzhou ware 漳州窯
Zhangzhou, Fujian province 福建省, 漳州
Qing dynasty, about AD 1662–1722
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Object reference number: RRC38551
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