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Title

Imperial birthday dish with peach


Artist

Jingdezhen ware

China


About

The delicately painted peach, a symbol of longevity, floats against a fine white porcelain ground. The peach is inscribed with the gold seal characters 'wan shou' (a myriad longevities), an imperial birthday greeting. A similar birthday dish is in the Percival David collection in London.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.124.


Details


Place where the work was made

Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China


Date

1662-1722


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain with 'famille verte' decoration


Dimensions

5.5 x 28.6 cm


Credit

Purchased 1971


Accession number

141.1971


Artist information

Jingdezhen ware

Works in the collection

119


Place

Where the work was made
Jingdezhen

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 124 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies, Look, 'Porcelain power', pg. 30-31, Sydney, Feb 2009, 31 (colour illus.).