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Porcelain flower-shaped dish with nine petals. Covered in powder-blue glaze , with white rim. White glaze on base, with inscription.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 49 millimetres
- Diameter: 235 millimetres
Inscription CommentKangxi mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Flower-shaped dish with blue glaze
This flower-shaped dish is covered with a powder-blue glaze. Potters took a bamboo tube covered with silk gauze and blew ground cobalt through it onto the moist transparent glaze. After firing at a high-temperature, they added gilt designs. This type of Chinese monochrome was very popular in Europe where it was copied successfully in England at the Worcester and Bow porcelain factories around 1760. The base carries an underglaze blue Kangxi reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze blue mark, powder-blue and transparent glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722
Margaret Medley 1975, records: Ephinstone Gift. PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39825
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