Porcelain cup with straight sides and rim. Covered inside with plain white glaze and outside with soft copper red glaze. Base glazed bluish-white.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 37 millimetres
- Diameter: 48 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Cup with copper-red glaze
This straight-sided cup is covered with a copper-red monochrome-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 rims of the cups to reveal the pure whiteness of the porcelain body.
Porcelain with clear and copper-red glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: A536 & A537. Sold at Sotheby's - 15th October 1968
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Object reference number: RRC39437
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