Hoi An shipwreck large charger with bird in foliage Late 15th C

$1,350.00 AUD

Very Large Anamese pottery charger, of deep walled form with underglaze blue & overglaze enamel decoration, the centre with a well-painted life-size bird on branch, the rim with a band of scrolling foliage, the base with delightful ‘chattering’ potters marks, a spiral of brown pigment filling it with colour.

Anamese (Vietnamese),

from the HoiAn Shipwreck, sank circa 1480 off HoiAn, Vietnam

recovered early 2000’s, bears the artefact number from the archaeological excavation.


34.5cm wide, 8cm deep

Condition: deterioration from seawater, with glaze opaque & decayed; blue showing through, with sections of original bright red & turquoise colours visible in places; large staining to body at rim. Was conserved by the excavation team in the early 2000’s, is stable.





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