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Chinese Nyonya Plate with Auspicious Symbols - 19th C.

Chinese Nyonya Plate with Auspicious Symbols - 19th C.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1312332

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Chinese Nyonya Ware plate with a foliated base painted with pomegranates, peaches and bats symbolizing fruitfulness, prosperity and happiness. 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 Nonya ware. Nyonya wares were mainly reserved for festive occasions and special functions. Size: L. 20cm. W. 14.2cm. H. 4.3cm. Condition: No repairs