Porcelain dish with curving sides and slightly everted rim. The saucer has pale liver-coloured copper glaze, with a white mouth-rim. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 44 millimetres
- Diameter: 178 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Inscription CommentXuande mark but Kangxi period
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Dish with copper-red glaze
This dish is a Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, copy of a Ming Xuande dish with copper red glaze. On the base it carries an incised Xuande mark.
Porcelain with incised mark transparent and copper-red glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
13 February 2009
Reason for treatment
Dirty crack running from rim.
Poulticed using a solution of Ariel in distilled water, using cotton wool and clingfilm. After cleaning the surface is rinsed with distilled water applied on cotton wool swabs or Kleenex tissue. This is then steam cleaned. Surface wiped wth a dry tissue to remove any remaining distilled water.Loose fragment on rim was secured using Fynebond epoxy introduced through capillary action.
Object reference number: RRC38858