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Famille jaune

Famille jauneMeaning the "yellow family". This is a variant of the famille verte enamel palette in which the ground is covered with yellow enamel. Most extant examples are fakes, with the yellow enamel added on real Kangxi pieces in the early 20th century. The picture is of a genuine example.

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