Auspicious Emblems Plate
Size: Dia 25cm
24K gold gilds the scalloped chrysanthemum rim of this handsome plate. Buddhism’s Eight Auspicious Emblems, comprising the Wheel of Law, endless knot, a pair of fish, lidded jar, lotus blossom, canopy, parasol and conch shell, and interspersed with lotus blossoms, surround an inner border lush with peony, lotus, chrysanthemum and plum blossom, the Flowers of the Four Seasons.
About the collection
A modern expression in pewter of extravagantly coloured nonya ware, unique to the Peranakan communities of Penang, Malacca and Singapore.