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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:2006.0403.10
Collection:Applied Art - Asian
Date:1644 - 1911


The term 'Famille Rose' refers to the glaze and means 'the pink family' and describes the use of pink enamel.
The front of this vase is decorated with images of peaches. In Chinese culture, peaches symbolise long life. There are two bats on the back of the vase. Chinese people regard bats as a symbol of good luck and fortune.

Franklin Bequest, 2006.

Further Information

Production Period:Qing Dynasty
School/Style:Famille Rose
Place of Origin:China


Height:495 mm
Diameter:120 mm