Porcelain bowl with steep curving sides. Covered inside and outside with crackled dark copper-red glaze. Base covered with transparent crackled glaze stained with green. Metal-bound rim.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 76 millimetres
- Diameter: 178 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
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 dish to reveal the pure whiteness of the porcelain body and the rim is bound in copper.
Porcelain with transparent and copper-red glazes and copper rim
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Object reference number: RRC39991