Saucer

Nonyaware plates were made in a variety of sizes – large platters, dinner plates, dessert dishes, plates, salad plates, and saucers. Most were purchased as part of dinner services, used for special occasions like the ‘tok panjang’ wedding feast. Wealthy families, who wanted special and unique pieces often commissioned items of rare designs or coloured grounds.

Date/Period
Xuantong period (1909-1911), Qing dynasty
Region
China
Dimension
Object size: 2.3 x 8.7 cm
Accession No.
1999-00715
Material
Porcelain
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Bequest of Tony Wee and Colin Holland
Category
Ceramics