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Porcelain bowl with rounded walls. The bowl has crackled glossy copper red glaze, with a white rim, and the red glazed base is mottled watery green.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 111 millimetres
- Diameter: 240 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Bowl 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 and the rim is bound in copper.
Porcelain transparent and copper-red glazes and copper rim
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
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Object reference number: RRC38859
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