Definition of peach-bloom in English:


Syllabification: peach-bloom


  • 1A matte glaze of reddish pink, mottled with green and brown, used on fine Chinese porcelain since around 1700.
  • 1.1A delicate purplish-pink color.
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    • The author exclaimed: ‘Alas for the little boy whose blond curls and peach-bloom complexion tempt his mother to pamper her own vanity by making a doll of him.’


early 19th century: applied to the porcelain glaze from the 1880s.

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