Vase with Nine Peaches


Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 203

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.

Vase with Nine Peaches, Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware), China

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