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Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Covered in bright translucent green glaze and incised outside with lotus scroll and the Eight Buddhist emblems. White glaze on base, with inscription.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 35 millimetres
- Diameter: 155 millimetres
Inscription CommentQianlong mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Dish with green glaze
The Qianlong emperor also sent officials to closely supervise production of porcelains at Jingdezhen. From official Qing dynasty palace records we know that he encouraged experimentation with single coloured glazes there. Green derived from copper was used as a single colour glaze from the Xuande period (AD 1425–35), applied over a transparent high-fired glaze. The base has a six-character underglaze blue seal reign mark of the Qianlong period.
Porcelain, with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, incised and with transparent and green glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, AD 1736–1795
On display: G95/dc38/sh7
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Porcelain saucer with rounded sides. Covered in bright translucent green glaze and incised outside with lotus scroll and the Eight Buddhist emblems. White glaze on base, with inscription.
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Object reference number: RRC39785
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