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Dish decorated with flowers
China
Porcelain painted with famille rose enamels
H: 3.75; Diam: 15 cm
Gift of Jean Gaj, Paris
Accession number: B04.1475
 
 
Famille rose is a type of fine porcelain in which the colorless glaze has been delicately painted with opaque pink enamel, made with gold oxide. The use of gold oxide to produce rose-pink colors is thought to have come from Europe.


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir