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Chinese Nyonya Ware Bowl W/Crane - Tonzhi -1862-1874

Chinese Nyonya Ware Bowl W/Crane - Tonzhi -1862-1874

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1357456

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A Nyonya ware bowl from the Tonzhi reign 1862 to 1864 with a beautiful painted Crane and floral design.The Crane signifies longevity. Nyonya wares are over-glaze polychrome enameled 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. Nyonya wares were mainly reserved for festive occasions and special functions. Size: W. 11cm. H. 4.7cm. Condition: No repairs or chips. Some wear from use. Owners name dotted in the inside the bowl.