Porcelain jar with globular body and wide neck. The jar has glassy crackled copper red glaze, fading to greyish white at the rim, and a greyish-green glazed base with slight pink shading.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 125 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Jar 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, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
On display: G95/dc50/sh9
Porcelain jar with globular body and wide neck. Glassy crackled copper red glaze, fading to greyish white at the rim. Greyish-green glazed base with slight pink shading.
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Object reference number: RRC38920
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