(China – )
5.5 x 28.6 cm
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.
Jackie Menzies, Look, 'Porcelain power', pg. 30-31, Newtown, Feb 2009, 31 (colour illus.).
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 124 (colour illus.).