Of waisted hexagonal form with flat hexafoil rims.
In the 16th 17th and 18th Century sea salt was used, a flakey substance picked up by hand. When salt was refined this style of stand went out of fashion, consiquently making these quite rare.
profusely covered, Top to Bottom in Cobalt Blue Floral Designs. There is a Hatched border
around the top cover of the box. In excellent condition with no chips or cracks.
Size 10cm in diameter
The wreck was discovered by fisherman working off the Ca Mau peninsular when their nets snagged on it. When they realised the porcelain was saleable
they began dredging up as much as possible. Once the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture and Information realised what was happening they moved in quickly ...click for details
Tek Sing Shipwreck Cargo Fruiting pomegranate saucer dish c1822.
Circular painted saucer dish depicting two garlands of fruiting pomegranates
around a central flower head, the underside with stylised plants.
This particular saucer dish is very rare as there were very little in the entire cargo!
Size: 10.3cm in diameter.
The Tek Sing (True Star) a large ocean going Junk, 60 meters in length, set sail from Amoy
harbour in China, bound for Batavia (now Jakarta) on the island of Java.
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Blue and white ‘bowl shaped jug’ painted with scholar on a rocky bank in a mountainous landscape with a bridge leading towards retreats and a two storey pavilion amongst trees, with a pagoda on the distant island below a border of trellis pattern. The handle with a formal flower spray at the right, angles to the spout.
Size including handle: 21cm
This bowl is painted with a dissolved Chrysanthemum and Conch design, comprising of a central Bloom surrounded by
half blooms alternating with dissolved Conch shells in the medallion and blooms in the cavetto alternating with Conch shells. Circa c1816
Size: 14cm in Diameter.
Diana Cargo Shipwreck Story c1816
The Diana Cargo On the 4th of March 1817, the Diana set sail up the Malacca Strait to Prince of Wales Island under the command of Captain Alexander Lyell. The night is pitc ...click for details
This jar and cover is of the larger examples in the Diana Cargo. It is freely painted with figure and pavilions
in a mountainous and wooded Lakescape, The glaze which was never very shiny has been washed by the coral
and in an even way, giving it the appearance of something special that has come from under the sea.
In good condition with no chips or cracks, the odd small manufacturing blemish which they all have .
Complete with its original Christies Auction Sticker Lot No. 399
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These little boys are quite rare, there were only 178 sold by Sotheby’s and quite a few were damaged, most charming little people.
They are glazed and wearing a blue traditional child’s apron. Having one or two topknots.
(Priced per boy)
The Ca Mau Shipwreck c1725.
The wreck was discovered by fisherman working off the Ca Mau peninsular when their nets snagged on it. When they realised the porcelain was saleable they began dredging up as much as possible. Once the Vietn ...click for details
These are very rare, there were only forty seven sold in the Christies Amsterdam sale and some may have been damaged.
It is a globular shape with a shallow domed cover with a straight spout and loop handle. It has a bud shaped finial.
The teapot is finely painted with Willow and Peony issuing from a rocky terrace on the foreground and a retreat on a
distant riverbank below a narrow border of Trellis pattern.
The condition is very good with no chips or cracks, minor firing blemish to th ...click for details
Vung Tau Shipwreck Cargo Baluster Vase and Cover c1690.
This nice piece is painted with exotic Feathery Chrysanthemum stems. The added interest of a seashell attached to the inside of the neck. These vases are becoming quite rare, complete with its original Christies auction sticker, Lot number 276.
19th Century Dutch Delft Blue and White Pierced Dish.
This interesting dish I believe is quite rare. It has a scalloped edge,
decorated with trailing flowers. The centre is pierced with a central
flower. It stands on splayed feet.
This dish is direct from a private collection, the Lady of the house is
from Holland and it has been in the family for over one hundred years.
One or two minor frits, as in all old Delft but no cracks.