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Updated: 14 April 2015
Porcelain globular jar. The jar has rose pink enamel over a very thin high-fired glaze on the exterior, and clean glaze on the interior. There is an inscription on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 65 millimetres
- Diameter: 86 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Yongzheng nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Yongzheng reign of the Qing dynasty
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Potters at the imperial kilns formed this jar with a fine porcelain body. It is covered with a transparent glaze inside and over the blue marks on the base. The outside is covered with a pink glaze which appears mottled. The colour is low-fired and ultimately derives from European technology. The colour was introduced into China in the late Kangxi reign about AD 1720 but this jar is not of that early period. The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Yongzheng reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, colloidal gold and pink glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Late Qing dynasty to Republican period, about 1800–1949
Margaret Medley 1973 records: From the Lord Kitchener Collection. PDF card: Lord Kitchener Collection
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Object reference number: RRC39445
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