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Porcelain beaker of ancient bronze gu form. Covered in crackled copper red glaze, white at the rim. Bluish-white glaze on base. Where exposed, body burnt reddish-brown.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 190 millimetres
- Diameter: 117 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Gu-shaped vase with copper-red glaze
This vase is modelled on an ancient ritual bronze vessel called a gu. It is glazed with a copper-red glaze, fading to white at the rim.
Porcelain with transparent and copper-red peach-bloom glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
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Object reference number: RRC39447
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