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Peranakan Chinese Porcelain: Vibrant Festive Ware of the Straits Chinese

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Exuberant, ornate and colorful, Straits Chinese porcelain is a variety of polychrome enameled export ware made to specification in China during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This lovely porcelain was made for the Straits-born Chinese or Peranakan communities in Penang, Malacca and Singapore and was used on festive occasions such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and Chinese New Year.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Peranakan Chinese Porcelainandlt;/iandgt; is illustrated with over 800 full-color photographs of these distinctive porcelain types. Supported by text and photographs on many related aspects of the characteristic Straits Chinese culture, such as architecture, dress and cuisine, andlt;iandgt;Peranakan Chinese Porcelainandlt;/iandgt; is a wonderful contribution to the history of the Straits Chinese.

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A beautiful, full-color collection of this distinctive polychrome enameled porcelain

Synopsis:

Exuberant, ornate and colorful, Straits Chinese porcelain is a variety of polychrome enameled export ware made to specification in China during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This lovely porcelain was made for the Straits-born Chinese or Peranakan communities in Penang, Malacca and Singapore and was used on festive occasions such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and Chinese New Year.

Peranakan Chinese Porcelain is illustrated with over 800 full-color photographs of these distinctive porcelain types. Supported by text and photographs on many related aspects of the characteristic Straits Chinese culture, such as architecture, dress and cuisine, Peranakan Chinese Porcelain is a wonderful contribution to the history of the Straits Chinese.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Kee Ming-Yuetandlt;/bandgt; has been a collector of Straits Chinese porcelain for over forty years, amassing some 700 pieces, most of which are showcased in this book.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Lim Hock Sengandlt;/bandgt;, one of Malaysia's leading photographers, has more than 15 years of photographic experience in the field of fine art, portraiture and landscapes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804840071
Author:
Kee, Ming-yuet, Datin Seri
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Photographer:
Seng, Lim Hock
Author:
Ming-Yuet, Kee
Author:
Seng, Lim Hock
Subject:
Porcelain & China
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Antiques-General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Ceramics; Chinese porcelain; Peranakan Chinese Porcelain; Festive Chinese Wares; Straits Chinese Porcelain
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 800 color photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
12.00 x 9.00 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
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A beautiful, full-color collection of this distinctive polychrome enameled porcelain
"Synopsis" by , Exuberant, ornate and colorful, Straits Chinese porcelain is a variety of polychrome enameled export ware made to specification in China during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This lovely porcelain was made for the Straits-born Chinese or Peranakan communities in Penang, Malacca and Singapore and was used on festive occasions such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and Chinese New Year.

Peranakan Chinese Porcelain is illustrated with over 800 full-color photographs of these distinctive porcelain types. Supported by text and photographs on many related aspects of the characteristic Straits Chinese culture, such as architecture, dress and cuisine, Peranakan Chinese Porcelain is a wonderful contribution to the history of the Straits Chinese.

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