Porcelain dish has yellow enamel over thin plain felspathic glaze. There is an inscription on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 41 millimetres
- Diameter: 173 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Saucer-dish with yellow glaze
This dish demonstrates the 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 dish 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 base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Chenghua reign mark. This dish is a copy of a Chenghua mark and period porcelain.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and yellow glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
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Object reference number: RRC39416
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