Altar offering box

This 'chanab' or altar offering box features Chinese figurative scenes and floral motifs. It features Chinese figurative scenes and floral motifs. Chanabs are highly ornate and collectible objects that Peranakans used on the altar for sweet offerings to the deities like Ting Kong and Guanyin.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th centuries
Region
Straits Settlements
Dimension
Object size: Refer to individual measurements
Accession No.
2011-02287
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Category
Lacquerware