An image of Imperial birthday dish with peach

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Imperial birthday dish with peach

Location
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
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Kangxi 1662–1722
Year
1662-1722
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain with 'famille verte' decoration
Dimensions
5.5 x 28.6 cm
Credit
Purchased 1971
Accession number
141.1971