16thc Spanish Shipwreck Terracotta Olive Jug

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Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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16thc Spanish shipwreck olive jug that sunk in 1534-it was brought from the bottom of the sea September 1987 from Monte Christo Bay in Santo Domingo-it is from the ship Isabela that went down in 1534-piece was hand thrown-bears evidence of wear from salt water-has coral encrustations both on inside and outside-piece is complete with no repairs.-rare piece from the Spanish Main--17 inches high 12 inch-diameter at widest point