VOC bowls "The Nanking Cargo" shipwreck Christie's (4) - Porcelain - China - 18th century

Description
VOC bowls "The Nanking Cargo" shipwreck Christie's (4) - Porcelain - China - 18th century
Fair condition, see description - 70×137×137 mm

4 beautiful Chinese bowls with original Christies auction sticker. These rare pieces are freely painted with stylised plants and flowers.

1 bowl has a chip on the top. Please view the photos

The VOC ship Geldermalsen struck a reef on her return voyage to the Netherlands and sank in the South China Sea on January 3, 1752. The cargo was recovered by Captain Michael Hatcher and his team in 1985 and sold by Christie's Amsterdam on 28 April - 2 May 1985 as 'The Nanking Cargo. Chinese export porcelain and gold 'two hundred and thirty-five years later.

Will be packaged with care and sent by registered post!

Lot details
Total nr of items
4
Object
VOC bowls "The Nanking Cargo" shipwreck Christie's
Material
Porcelain
Period
18th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
70×137×137 mm
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