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A Chinese blue and white tea bowl & saucer from the Ca Mau wreck. Yongzheng period

Decorated in underglaze blue and white with Chinese figures.

Country:
China
Period :
Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Material:
Porcelain
Dimension:
4.52 in. (11.5 cm)
Reference :
B784
Price:
800 dollars (US)
Status:
available

Provenance

Sotheby's Amsterdam, Made in Imperial China, 76.000 pieces of Chinese Export Porcelain from the Ca Mau Shipwreck, circa 1725, 29 january 2007.

Related works

Pieces with this decoration are in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (inventory FE.22:1-2007).

Notice

This object is part of a matching cup and saucer set. It was produced in the city of Jingdezhen, famous for porcelain production. This is one of hundred identical cups and saucers salvaged from a ship wreck, dating to approximately 1725. The wreck was discovered off the Southern coast of Vietnam in 1998 near Ca Mau and is now commonly referred to as the Ca Mau wreck. The ship was loaded with Chinese porcelain of various designs for export to South Asia and Europe.

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