987 nyonya hair pin
Nyonya hair pin.

Cultural heritage is not only about material objects or property but also the spirit and identity.

Sketch of the day in my moleskine art journal is of an antique Nyonya hair pin. This is from the Treasures of the Peranakan auction by Henry Butcher on Sunday. It was the first auction of Peranakan ceramics, furniture and jewellery.

Treasures of Peranakan online catalogue by Henry Butcher auctioneers.