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Porcelain vase of globular form, with long cylindrical neck. The vase has dark copper red glaze, mottled almost to white around the body and pales to greenish-white at the mouth, copper red glaze on the interior of the neck pales to greyish-white on one side, and greyish-white glazed base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 90 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
Porcelain vase of globular form, with long cylindrical neck. Dark copper red glaze, mottled amlost to white around the body and pales to greenish-white at the mouth. Copper red glaze inside the neck pales to greyish-white on one side. Greyish-white glazed base.
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Object reference number: RRC38861
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