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There are quite a number of antique shops in Penang. A good place to start is Penang Road, which has some of the best shop for antiques in Penang. There are a number of antique shops along both sides of the road. In addition, you might want to check out Chulia Street. There are some antique outlets at the malls such as Gurney Plaza, where you can expect prices to be higher.

Before takign out your wallet, find out whether the item you are considering buying is genuine or a reproduction - and whether an export permit is required for you to take them out of the country.

A number of items sold as antiques in these shops are in fact aged handicraft items from neighbouring countries like Thailand and Myanmar. They include potteryware, lacquerware, celadon, porcelain and basketware.

Nyonya wareNyonya ware (8 October, 2009)


You can also find lovely Nyonya porcelain in many of these antique shops. These items, although popular locally, were in fact made in China according to local requirements. They are similar to the Thai bencharong, which however has become a cottage industy in Thailand. Over here, the making of Nyonya porcelain locally has not yet fully caught on.

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Hong Giap Hang, Penang Road
Oriental Arts & Antiques, Chulia Street
Hung Kee Sdn Bhd, Rope Walk
Keng Fatt Sdn Bhd, Armenian Street
Mei Tatt Antique, Rope Walk
Lean Giap, Chulia Street
Hong Giap, Penang Road
Peking Arts & Crafts, Penang Road
Kok Seng Antique, Pitt Street
Hong Chin Pewter Souvenir Shop, Penang Road

Group Listing of Antique Shops

Kenangan Silam Enterprise
35&37 Lebuh Carnarvon
11100 George Town, Penang
Phone: 012 430 0717
Contact: Haji Alaudin
Location: Junction of Lebuh Carnarvon and Lebuh Buckingham.
Business hours: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Remarks: Various types of antiques and collectibles including reproductions and enableware.

Ethnic Antique Sdn Bhd
19 Gottlieb Road
10350 George Town, Penang
Phone: +60-4-229 8712

Khor Antiques
251, 253 & 257 Beach Street
10300 George Town, Penang
Phone: +60-4-264 2623

Tian Hua Arts & Antique
85 Carnarvon Street
10100 George Town, Penang
Phone: 017 478 2878

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