Porcelain from the Jingdezhen kilns 景德鎮窯, Jiangxi Province 江西省, Qing dynasty 清代 (1644-1911).
According to strictly applied sumptuary laws, the colour yellow was reserved under the Qing for the personal use of the emperor and his entourage. Ceramics of this colour were used not only in imperial tableware, but also in ritual sacrifices offered at the altar of the Temple of Earth. This particular hue of yellow is obtained by adding a tiny amount of iron oxide.
Pair of yellow glazed jars 檸檬黃釉將軍蓋罐
Mark and reign of Daoguang 道光 (1821-1850)
CB-CC-1964-457The shape of the lid resembles a Chinese general’s helmet.
Yellow glazed stem cup with incised design of good luck 黃釉八吉祥紋高足杯
Mark and reign of Yongzheng 雍正 (1723-1735)CB-CC-1950-450
Pair of yellow glazed bowls with imperial dragon design
Mark and reign of Yongzheng 雍正 (1723-1735)CB-CC-1930-449
Yellow glazed bowl 黃釉大碗
Mark and reign of Kangxi 康熙 (1662-1722)CB-CC-1932-446
Yellow glazed bowl with dragon design 黃釉刻花龍紋碗
Mark and reign of Kangxi 康熙 (1662-1722)CB-CC-1938-451
Pair of yellow saucers with dragon design 黃釉刻花龍紋小盤一對
Mark and reign of Yongzheng 雍正 (1723-1735)CB-CC-1928-454 and CB-CC-1928-455