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Tealight Holder (Animals), Set of 2, William Farquhar
Tealight Holder (Animals), Set of 2, William Farquhar
Tealight Holder (Animals), Set of 2, William Farquhar
Tealight Holder (Animals), Set of 2, William Farquhar

Tealight Holder (Animals), Set of 2, William Farquhar

S$79.00


Product Code: TL-WF (Animals)
Size: L 14cm x W 7.5cm x H 7.5cm
Weight: 430g
Material: Lacquer on Wood

  • Collection Description
  • Product Description

Collection Description

The collection comprises 477 watercolour drawings commissioned by William Farquhar, the first Resident and Commandant of Singapore (1819-1823), during his prior tenure as Resident of Melaka. These natural history drawings depict the flora and fauna of the Malay Peninsula, most likely accomplished by local Chinese artists, with inscriptions identifying the species by their English and Malay names. Farquhar brought this set along with him when he left Singapore, and subsequently donated it to the Royal Asiatic Society in London in 1827. In 1993, it was put up for auction and purchased by Mr G.K. Goh, who donated the entire collection to the National Museum of Singapore.

Product Description

Qua presents the Tealight Holder, Set of 2, with the artwork of the Dark-handed Gibbon and Slow Loris from the William Farquhar collection. It serves as the perfect Singapore housewarming gift and souvenirs for overseas visitors and guests.

Packaging: Fabric Box