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Shipwreck Qing Round Blue and White Covered Boxes

Shipwreck Qing Round Blue and White Covered Boxes

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Chinese Export: Pre 1800: Item # 512222

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$200 each. Only No. 2 is available.

Covered boxes in the category of Minyao or peoples wares pieces which were commercially produced for export. Each box is nicely decorated with flower motifs. It was found from a shipwreck in the South China Sea. The similar boxes were found from a shipwreck called "The Ca Mau Shipwreck" in the South China Sea, which was later dated 1723-1735. Please see "The Ca Mau Shipwreck 1723-1735", page 165, figure 186 for a similar box.

Age: Chinese, Qing dynasty, circa 18th century ( at least 1723-1735)
Measurement (approximately): Diameter 10.2 C.M. / Height 5.1 C.M.
Condition : With some minor damage and glaze degradation due to sea water. The bodies and covers are stuck together by corals and sea elements.
Shipment: Worldwide shipment at actual price is available from Bangkok, Thailand. Please e-mail us for shipping fee.