Peranakan Chinese Porcelain: Vibrant Festive Ware Of The Straits Chinese


by Kee Ming-Yuet

Peranakan Chinese Porcelain: Vibrant Festive Ware Of The Straits Chinese

Price:  US$46.80   (SGD65.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 256 pages
Published:  2009, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780804840071
SB#:  045853 (707)

About This Book

This extensively illustrated volume presents and discusses the colourful porcelain China export ware characteristic of Peranakan domestic culture. After an account of the 19th-century trade patterns, Peranakan history and culture are overviewed. Porcelain types and origins and the motifs, colours and symbols used are described followed by detailed accounts of the diverse products and their purposes in kitchens, bedrooms, religious rituals and social life. Changes in Peranakan culture and the regard in which the porcelain has been held are discussed. Other export wares used are also noted. With bibliography, index and many colourful photographs.


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