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Porcelain miniature meiping vase. The vase has glassy copper red glaze that is deep red on one side and pale and brown tinged on the other, both of which fade to white at mouth rim, and a milky-white glazed base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 77 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Miniature vase 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/sh7
Miniature porcelain meiping vase. Glassy copper red glaze that is deep red on one side and pale and brown tinged on the other. Glaze fades to white at mouth rim. Milky-white glazed base.
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Object reference number: RRC38862
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