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Porcelain vase of meiping form. Covered with thick copper-red glaze. Base, mouth-rim and inside covered with clear crackled glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 200 millimetres
- Diameter: 111 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Meiping vase with copper-red glaze
The skills used to create these extraordinary red glazes were lost in China from the mid-fifteenth century until they were rediscovered in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The glaze has ‘crept’ at the rim of the dish to reveal the pure whiteness of the porcelain body.
Porcelain with copper-red glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39998
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