Famed silversmith passes away


Dedicated to his craft: Filepic of Fong at work in his shop. (Inset) Theminiature silver flasks, teapots, stove, wok, ladle and fish handcrafted by Fong.

BALIK PULAU: Another living heritage craftsman in Penang is gone with the passing of silversmith Fong Ten Sent.

He passed away on Wednesday night from kidney cancer at the age of 73 at his shop which he had been running for many decades in Balik Pulau.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan

RM9.73/month

Annual Plan

RM8.63/month

Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Nation

Johor to send athlete to represent country in Summer Olympics�
Govt to continue efforts to enhance 'Back to School' assistance, says Anwar
Putrajaya approves 510 projects in Johor worth RM4.7bil, says Mentri Besar
Ebit Lew's Elews�Mart has been closing in stages since January
17-year-old girl drowns while doing laundry at Keningau river
MPs call for AI technology task force, Pisa performance enhancement
Major roads in JB to close for Chingay parade from Feb 28 to March 2
Buy local products as gifts, souvenirs, PJ MP urges govt agencies
Restaurant in Bandar Cheras razed in fire
Starlink urged open office in Malaysia, says Fahmi

Others Also Read