Porcelain saucer dish. Covered inside and outside with copper-red glaze, fading to white at rim and edge of foot-ring. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 37 millimetres
- Diameter: 167 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa qing Yongzheng nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Yongzheng reign of the Qing dynasty
Inscription CommentYongzheng mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 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 Yongzheng reign mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with copper-red glaze and underglaze cobalt-blue mark
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39984
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