Late Ming Blue & White Porcelain Bowl w. Inscription.
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|Chinese blue and white porcelain bowl dating to the late Ming period, retrieved from a shipwreck (probably the Hatcher cargo). In underglaze blue, painted outside with sketchy depiction of figures in a boat and a long Chinese inscription. The well with a four-character mark. Foot rim with little adhering kiln-sand and the glazed base with chatter marks and a painted circle. Condition: some rim frits, glaze degradation due to immersion in the sea. Dimension: diameter: 16.2 cm, 6.7 cm high, weight: 306 g.|