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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels and gold

  • Credit Line:

    Gulland Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 8

Physical description

'Eggshell' porcelain dish decorated in overglaze polychrome enamels and gold with a domestic scene depicting a seated woman with one child on her knees and another child standing next to her and holding two peaches; the scene is enclosed in a leaf-shaped panel reserved on a Y-diaper ground painted in blue enamel, framed by a border of hexagon diaper pattern in pink. Round the rim a narrow border of lozenge diaper in light green, and a wider border of floral scrolls in gold.

Place of Origin

China (made)


ca. 1730-1735 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels and gold


Diameter: 21.4 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain dish painted in overglaze polychrome enamels and gold, China, Qing dynasty, ca. 1730-35

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kerr, Rose and Luisa E. Mengoni Chinese Export Ceramics London: V&A Publishing, 2011, pp.34-35, pl.36




Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Children; Diaper; Woman; Peaches; Scrolls; Furniture


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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