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Vase with Nine Peaches

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 20 in. (50.8 cm); Diam. 16 in. (40.6 cm); Diam. of rim 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Diam. of foot 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
Accession Number:
17.120.194
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 202
The delicate pink in the painting illustrates the development of new colors in the early part of the eighteenth century. Opaque white derived from a lead arsenite, and pale pink tinted with bits of gold were added to the palette and combined with existing colors to create a range of hues.
Marking: Qianlong mark
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher , New York (until his d. 1917) ; Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher , New York (until his d. 1917), bequeathed to MMA
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Cultivated Landscapes: Reflections of Nature in Chinese Painting with Selections from the Collection of Marie-Hélène and Guy Weill," September 10, 2002–February 9, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Douglas Dillon Legacy: Chinese Painting for the Metropolitan Museum," March 12, 2004–August 8, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Painting, Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection," August 28, 2004–February 20, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of the Brush: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy," March 12, 2005–August 14, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Four Seasons," January 28, 2006–August 13, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Excellence and Elegance: Decorative Arts of the Eighteenth-Century Qing Court," August 25, 2007–November 25, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Celebration: The Birthday in Chinese Art," February 27, 2010–November 28, 2010.

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