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Updated: 14 April 2015
Porcelain vase of meiping form. The vase has a white body and slightly mottled, finely crazed copper red glaze, fading to white at the mouth rim and neck. The base is glazed with a finely crackled cream-coloured glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 200 millimetres
- Diameter: 103 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase with copper-red 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 rim of the dish to reveal the pure whiteness of the porcelain body.
Porcelain with copper-red glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: Yang Lin-san Collection, Peking, Elbert H. Gary Collection; and Thomas Clarke Collection. Purchased in 1933 for £325 from F. Partridge.
Porcelain vase of meiping form. Covered in slightly mottled copper red glaze, finely crazed. White at mouth rim, and inside neck. Finely crackled cream-coloured glaze on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39408
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