Straits Chinese pendant

Floral and foliated motifs pendants studded with precious and semi-precious stones are popular among Peranakan Chinese ‘nyonyas’. The designs for Straits Chinese pendants are drawn from several sources such as European, archaic Chinese and Indonesian pendants.

Date/Period
Early 20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L3.4 x B1.9 cm
Accession No.
1999-01467
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Chang Du Li
Category
Gold