(China – )
Imperial birthday dish with peach
- Not on display
- Further information
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.
- Place of origin
- China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Kangxi 1662–1722
- porcelain with 'famille verte' decoration
- 5.5 x 28.6 cm
- Purchased 1971
- Accession number