Porcelain stand with raised square bands below the neck, and three openwork panels in the centre. The stand has cream white glaze. Stand for PDF.447.
- Made in: Dehua
- (Asia,China,Fujian (province),Dehua)
- Height: 65 millimetres
- Diameter: 104 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing KangxiRoom 95 label text:
Stand for vase PDF 447
Dehua wares of the period AD 1600–1911 are typified by figures and vessels with a granular sugary white body and either a blue tinged or creamy white glaze. The pure whiteness of these ceramics is due to the relative absence of iron impurities in the body - indeed the clay used contains only half a percent of ferric oxide. Body and glaze fuse perfectly in the firing. Plain white porcelains from the Dehua kilns in Fujian, south-eastern China are known in the West by the nineteenth-century French connoisseurs’ term Blanc de Chine.
Porcelain with transparent glaze
Dehua ware 德化窯
Dehua, Fujian province 德化, 福建省
Qing dynasty, about AD 1644–1700
PDF card: acquired before 1934.
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Object reference number: RRC38794
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