Porcelain saucer dish . Covered inside and outside with pinkish copper-red glaze fading to white at rim and at edge of foot-ring. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 31 millimetres
- Diameter: 159 millimetres
Inscription Scriptseal script
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Qianlong nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty reign of the Qianlong emperor
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 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. On the base is a six-character underglaze blue seal mark of the Qianlong emperor.
Porcelain with copper-red glaze and underglaze cobalt-blue mark
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, AD 1736–1795
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39985
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