Lantern-Maker Singapore Southeast Asia

Stock #: 98959
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
Country: Singapore
Publisher: John Hinde Limited
Size: 4.25" x 6" (11 x 15.25 cm)

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Traditional Chinese lanterns of oiled paper are still paint with ancient skill in Singapore. The lanterns are used in Chinese temples, clan associations and in private houses. Decoration includes famous figures from legend and Chinese characters spell out good wishes, good luck and long life. Lanterns made in small premises such as depicted find a demand in many of the world's markets.