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Porcelain incense burner in form of archaic bronze ting tripod with three masked feet. Covered inside and outside with pale copper-red glaze, faded to white in places. Bottom inside and base unglazed, with inscription.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 113 millimetres
- Diameter: 137 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription CommentChenghua mark
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. There is a Chenghua mark on the base
Porcelain with copper-red glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39993
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