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Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Covered with bright yellow glaze. White glaze on base with inscription. Pair with B544.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 18 millimetres
- Diameter: 79 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Dish with yellow glaze
This dish demonstrates an attractive use of a monochrome yellow glaze at Jingdezhen. This colour glaze was used to decorate court porcelain for some five hundred years of the imperial era in China from AD 1403 to AD 1911. Potters fired the dish twice, first at a porcelain temperature of around 1280 to1320 °C and then in a second, lower-temperature firing to vitrify the lead-fluxed, iron-pigmented glaze. The base has a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Yongzheng period.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and yellow glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, 1723–1735
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39814
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