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Chinese Nyonya Plate with Peach & Buddha Symbols - 19th Century

Chinese Nyonya Plate with Peach & Buddha Symbols - 19th Century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1304175

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A six sided Nyonya plate with a peach and ten Buddhist symbols for good luck with the Tonzhi (1862-1864)stamp and of the period. Nyonya wares are over-glaze polychrome enamelled porcelains made in Jingdezhen in the Kiangsi province of China for the Straits Chinese, or Babas, whose female counterparts are called Nyonyas, hence the term Nyonya ware. Nonya wares were mainly reserved for festive occasions and special functions. Size: W. 18.6cm. H. 4.5cm. Condition: Some chips around the back edge and one small chip repair. See photo.