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Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Covered in smooth iron-red enamel over plain high-fired glaze, showing white at rim. White glaze on base with square cartouche within double ring in underglaze blue. Pair with B523.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 38 millimetres
- Diameter: 159 millimetres
Inscription Commentminyao mark
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Dish with coral-red glaze
Connoisseurs in China, Europe and Japan have developed a sophisticated vocabulary for describing monochrome porcelains. For example the iron-red glaze of this dish is described as ‘coral-red’. The dish has had two firings once to fix the underglaze blue mark and the transparent glaze and a lower temperature firing for the red colour.
Porcelain with underglaze blue mark, transparent and iron-red glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Covered in smooth iron-red enamel over plain high-fired glaze, showing white at rim. White glaze on base with square cartouche within double ring in underglaze blue. Pair with B522.
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Object reference number: RRC39793
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