Australia. Oxford University Press. 1981. Stock ID #163717
Maps, colour and black and white photographic illustrations, viii + 128pp, signature of a prior owner front free endpaper, lower corner a little creased, good in lightly worn dustjacket. 19 x 25.5cm. Signature of Joan McClelland renowned Melbourne art dealer front free endpaper. "Nonya ware" is the name given to a variety of porcelain made during the 19th and early 20th centuries at Ch'ing-te Chen, commonly found amoungst the Straits Chinese of Penang, Malacca, and Singapore. It is highly distinctive in its multi-coloured enamelled decoration, and was used on festive occasions. "Kitchen Ch'ing" has been coined to name the common household pottery, often decorated in blue and white, of Ch'ing-te Chen or south Chinese provincial manufacture, found in daily use in Malaysian households, and indeed throughout South-East Asia. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163717).
Price: $140.00 AU