Gilding the Phoenix: The Straits Chinese and Their Jewellery
27.5cm x 28cm. 208 pages, colour illustrations. Black cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial jacket.
Catalogue for an exhibition of Peranakans jewellery at The National Museum Singapore. Detailed text, described by the publisher as “the first comprehensive study of the subject”.
Very minor bump to tail fore-edge corner. Very minor foxing to edges, minor to jacket verso. Slight discolouration to jacket spine with a very minor chip to the crown at spine and upper flap corners. Very Good Condition.