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Two porcelain bowls. The bowls have unevenly applied yellow enamel glaze over thin plain glaze. There is an inscription on the base, which has a bluish-white felspathic glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 170 millimetres
- Diameter: 368 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Bowl with yellow glaze
These two porcelain bowls demonstrate an attractive use of a monochrome yellow glaze at Jingdezhen. This colour glaze was used to decorate court porcelain for some five hundred years of the imperial era in China from AD 1403 to AD 1911. Potters fired the bowls twice, first at a porcelain temperature of around 1280 to 1320 °C and then in a second, lower-temperature firing to vitrify the lead-fluxed, iron-pigmented glaze. The bases have six-character underglaze blue Kangxi marks.
Porcelain, incised, with underglaze cobalt-blue marks, transparent and yellow glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722
Two porcelain bowls. Covered in unevenly applied yellow enamel glaze over thin plain glaze both inside and outside. Bluish-white felspathic glaze on base, with inscription.
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Object reference number: RRC39424
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