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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.515

  • Description

    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.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 90 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 515

    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

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.13, no.515 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.13, no.515 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case50/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.515

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.

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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