Roger Bradbury Antiques
Circular stone mortar of shallow baluster form with matching pestle. Size: Pestle. Approx 3 inches. 8cm. Mortar. Approx 2.5inches. 6cm. The Tek Sing Cargo c1822. In 1822 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. On board were merchants, crew and 1600 passengers, bringing the total compliment close to 2000 people...