Hoi An shipwreck parrot & peach bowl, late 15th century
Rare peach shaped bowl with a large parrot attached to the outside as a handle, remnantsof original polychrome decoration. Ho Ian shipwreck #10554, Vietnam, later 15th Century.
signs of being under the sea for 500+ years....
This fascinating shipwreck was excavated by Oxford University in the late 1990's. Comes with an info sheet explaining the recovery & origins of the ceramics.