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    Flambe Glazes: From Sung Dynasty to Royal Doulton

    More than 500 years ago, Chinese potters experimented with glazes that utilized copper oxide in reduction, which produced a striking, deep red porcelain glaze that later generations of Europeans dubbed sang-de-boeuf, because it resembled ox blood. When these Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279) porcelain pieces reached Europe, they were collectively called…