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Porcelain water-pot, rectangular with straight spreading sides. The water-pot has copper red glaze on interior and exterior. There are numerous pin-holes on the base, which has a bluish-white glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 67 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Water pot with copper-red glaze
The skills used to create these extraordinary red glazes were lost in China from the mid-fifteenth century until they were rediscovered in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The glaze has ‘crept’ at the rim of the dish to reveal the pure whiteness of the porcelain body.
Porcelain with copper-red glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
On display: G95/dc50/sh9
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Object reference number: RRC38937
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