Two large sized dragon pattern bowls, recovered cargo from 'the Diana', shipwrecked in 1817.
The exterior of the bowls is decorated with young dragons and flames. The bowls have a steep edging and slightly flared rim. The inside bottom is painted with a small flower, the base bears a square seal mark.
One of the two bowls still bears the ticket from the 1995 auction at Christie's (Lot 1041/36).
Bowl with ticket:
Intact and in perfect condition, no chips or damage.
Diameter: 16,3 cm
Height: 7,3 cm
Bowl without ticket:
Minor glazing chip missing on the outside of the base ring, otherwise intact.
Diameter: 16,6 cm
Height: 7,5 cm
The seller guarantees these pieces are acquired in a legal manner. Previously auctioned by Christie's, 1995.
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- Diana cargo Shipwreck
- Number of objects
- Bowls with Dragon design
- Century/ Timeframe
- ca 1816
- Good Condition, See Photo