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|Collection:||Applied Art - Asian|
|Date:||1644 - 1911|
The French term 'Sang de Boeuf' refers to the colour of the glaze and translates as 'Ox -Blood'. The Chinese term is 'Langyou Hong' meaning 'Lang Kiln red' which was developed at the Kangxi kilns at Jingdezhen, under Lang Tingji (1663-1715) .
Containers such as these were required for the art of calligraphy. Calligraphy is traditionally regarded in China as the highest form of visual art. Children were trained at an early age to write beautifully. The brush was one of the 'four treasures of the scholar's study'.
|Franklin Bequest, 2006.|
|Production Period:||Qing dynasty|
|School/Style:||Sang de Boeuf|
|Place of Origin:||China|
|Height:||78 mm |
|Diameter:||130 mm |