Porcelain dish with pale liver-coloured glaze stained with manganese. Incised pomegranate scroll around the exterior and inscription on base. Pair with B584.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 26 millimetres
- Diameter: 114 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Pale aubergine glazed dish
At the imperial kilns, kiln supervisors encouraged experimentation with new monochrome colours resulting from new glaze recipes. This pale, brownish-purple hue is coloured using manganese-cobalt ore in an alkali-lead base glaze. It is a low-firing glaze, maturing at about 1000°C.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, incised and with manganese-cobalt-pigmented aubergine glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735
Margaret Medley 1975, records: Elphinstone Gift. PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39854
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