Peranakan Chinese Wedding Basket, 3 Tiers
Design Plus Gallery presents a Peranakan Chinese Wedding Basket. Also known as “baked siah” it is an important item in a traditional 12 day Peranakan Chinese wedding. For one, it is used to carry wedding gifts, by wood and metal handle, exchanged between the bride’s and groom’s family. Woven cane is painted red, wood is handpainted with floral and vignettes. Decorative and functional for small storage. Vintage condition; visible evidence of wear.