peach-blow

peach-blow

n
1. (Colours)
a. a delicate purplish-pink colour
b. (as adjective): a peach-blow vase.
2. (Ceramics) a glaze of this colour on Oriental porcelain
[C19: from peach1 + blow3]
References in classic literature ?
Bird was a timid, blushing little woman, of about four feet in height, and with mild blue eyes, and a peach-blow complexion, and the gentlest, sweetest voice in the world;--as for courage, a moderate-sized cock-turkey had been known to put her to rout at the very first gobble, and a stout house-dog, of moderate capacity, would bring her into subjection merely by a show of his teeth.
Peach-blow is a colour found on which fine art objects?