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Porcelain saucer dish. Covered inside and outside with slightly crackled copper-red glaze fading to greenish-white at rim. Base covered with greenish crackled glaze. Foot-ring burnt reddish brown where exposed in firing.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 35 millimetres
- Diameter: 216 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish 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, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39987
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