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Porcelain Tea-bowl. Covered outside with liverish copper-red glaze and inside with clear plain glaze. There is an inscription on the base. Pair with C518.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 40 millimetres
- Diameter: 73 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa qing yongzheng nian
Inscription TranslationMade during the Yongzheng reign of the Great Qing dyntasty
Inscription CommentYongzheng mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Tea bowl 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 bowl to reveal the pure whiteness of the porcelain body. On the base it carries an underglaze blue Yongzheng mark.
Porcelain with copper-red glaze and underglaze cobalt-blue mark
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39996
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