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Chinese Porcelain Plate with Bats - 19th C.

Chinese Porcelain Plate with Bats - 19th C.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1327739

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An unusual divided plate with floral designs and two large bats on the underside,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: W.12.5cm. H. 3.5cm. Condition: No repairs. Normal wear.