Porcelain incense burner of metal tripod form. Covered outside with copper-red glaze fading to white on feet and clear plain glaze inside.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 64 millimetres
- Diameter: 103 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Incense burner 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 1800–1900
28 January 2009
Reason for treatment
Try to clean the cracks.
Long dirty crack running over the rim of the burner.
Poulticed using a solution of Ariel in distilled water, using cotton wool and clingfilm. After cleaning the surface is rinsed with distilled water applied on cotton wool swabs or Kleenex tissue. This is then steam cleaned. Surface wiped wth a dry tissue to remove any remaining distilled water.Poulticed with *LAPRD* mixed with distilled water and *IMS* covered with cling film to slow down evaporation.
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39994
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