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Photo: Paul Macapia


ca. 1755-58

The shaded pink enamels of the floral decoration on this English plate reflect a new taste and palette inspired by Chinese porcelain (no. 22). The Europeans later named this new Chinese pink style famille rose. The pink enamel uses colloidal gold as its colorant.
Soft paste porcelain
8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm), diameter
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. S. Allison Creighton
Photo: Paul Macapia
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe", February 17, 2000-May 7, 2000 (2/17/2000 - 5/7/2000)
Published ReferencesEmerson, Julie, Jennifer Chen, & Mimi Gardner Gates, "Porcelain Stories, From China to Europe", Seattle Art Museum, 2000, pg. 189

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