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.
Late 18th Century Pair of Chinese Porcelain Oval Dishes.
This lovely near pair are painted with Birds, Butterflies and
Pink Famille Rose Flowers. They have scalloped sides with
gilded borders. A few minor rim frits but nothing to worry
about. Highly collectable.
Size: 24cm in diameter.
Tek Sing Shipwreck Cargo Small Sized ‘Peony & Magnolia’ Saucer Dish c1822.
Blue and white circular saucer dish with a slightly flared side. Painted with flowering
peony and magnolia plants issuing from rockwork, all within two concentric thin lines.
The underside with three Lingzhi fungus sprays.
Ca Mau Shipwreck Cargo ‘Pencilled Bridge Landscape’ Saucer Dish c1725.
This piece is pencilled with two figures on a low plank bridge beneath a tall pine tree
in a lakeside landscape. The rim depicts a flower head and scroll border.
Size: 11.5cm in diameter.
Nanking Shipwreck Cargo ‘Imari Pavilion’ Tea Bowl and Saucer Dish c1750.
This set are painted with a double roofed pavilion on the slope of a riverbank.
There is a leafy tree overhanging at the back and two outcrops of rock, sloping
down to the water. There is a smaller island to the left, beneath a band of trellis
pattern at the rim.
In the manufacture of most pieces, the process of detailing entailed enamelling
over the glaze. Due to the amount of time spent under the ocean, bits of ...click for details
Ca Mau Shipwreck Cargo 'Peacock' Tea bowl and Saucer dish c1725.
Depicting a lone peacock standing on pierced rocks above a
flowering garden, the rim of the saucer and exterior of the tea
bowl with panels of figures in waterside landscapes and
The overall condition is good with no chips. There is a hairline on the inside
of the tea bowl which can be seen in the photographs, most acceptable considering
the age of the piece and where it has been recovered from. ...click for details