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Hoi An Shipwreck small pear shape bottle, circa 1480

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Blue and white bottle of pear shape with lobed body, painted to the neck with a diaper border, the lobes outlined. Vietnam, made at Chu Dau, latter 15th Century. Recovered from the Hoi An shipwreck in 1999, artifact no. 188606.
Size: 6.5cm high
#1005285
Only 1 left

Availability: In stock

AU$280.00
Condition: excellent lustre to glaze
References: This wreck was discovered by fishermen in the late 1990’s, offshore from the Vietnamese town of Hoi An. The wares were made at of Chu Dau, near Hanoi, where a kiln site of the period matched the wares exactly. The ship is believed to have been wrecked in the 1480’s, and was on its way to South-East Asian markets. The recovered goods were surveyed by the Oxford University Archaeological unit, and sold in the US in 2001.
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