Nyonya – Peranakan – Straits Chinese porcelain covered bowl, 19th c.
Nyonya – Peranakan – Straits Chinese porcelain covered bowl, with straight sides and original lid, painted with pink green & red ‘lambrequin’ type panels.
From an old Australian collection.
Height: 17cm Diameter: 15cm
Also known as Nyonya , Nonya, Peranakan, these particularly decorative wares were in demand in South-East Asian Chinese communities from the mid 19th century onwards. They are actually from the Chinese ceramic production center of Jingdezhen, made for the SE Asian market.