This altar features curved legs and a curved front design with carvings of the auspicious motifs of ‘fu lu shou’ and the cockerel. It is made of teak but lacquered red, a practice more common to gilded namwood Peranakan wedding furniture.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th century
Region
Southeast Asia
Dimension
Object size: H122 x W218.8 x D70 cm
Accession No.
2006-01921
Material
Wood
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Furniture