Straits Chinese Porcelain: A Collector's Guide


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The text 'Straits Chinese porcelain' refers specifically to a little known category of nineteenth century, polychrome enamelled export porcelain, which was exclusively made for the unique community of Straits-born Chinese whose ancestors first settled down in Malacca at the beginning of the fourteenth century. Most extant pieces may, however be dated between the reign of Tao Kuan (1821-50) and the beginning of the Min Kuo era (1920), or thereabouts. 'Straits Chinese porcelain' differs from the traditional types of wares ...

Straits Chinese Porcelain: A Collector's Guide 2005, Times Editions, Singapore

ISBN-13: 9789812327581