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Ca Mau cargo shipwreck, blue and white porcelain tea bowl

Ca Mau cargo shipwreck, blue and white porcelain tea bowl



Ca Mau cargo shipwreck, blue and white porcelain tea bowl

Yongzheng period, circa 1725

Blue and white porcelain tea bowl from the Yongzheng Period (1723-1735), recovered from the shipwreck 'Ca Mau'.
Outside hand painted decoration with a basket of flowers and flowering plants. Inside central motif with eagle sitting on a rock.

Height: 4 cm
Diameter: circa 7 cm

Article code: 14-0509

Available: 1


Price: € 65.00

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The Ca Mau shipwreck
In 1998, fishermen discovered a shipwreck off the coast of the Ca Mau Peninsula (a southern province of Vietnam). The excavation yielded more than 130.000 artifacts, mostly porcelain destined for the European markets. After Vietnamese museums selected pieces for their collection the remaining 76.000 ceramics were sold at auction in Amsterdam in 2007.
It is believed that the Chinese junk was travelling from Kuanzhou (Canton) towards the Dutch trading port of Batavia (Jakarta) and sunk because of an intense fire on board. The fire was fierce enough to fuse some of the ceramics together.
All of the porcelain was made at Jingdezhen, the main centre of Chinese porcelain making, and could be dated to circa 1725; the first years of the reign of Emperor Yongzheng (1723-1735).

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