Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Inbal Bar Oz

Dish decorated with flowers
18th century, Qing dynasty
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