On Monday January 3, 1752, the Dutch East India Company, (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) ship Geldermalsen, struck a reef on her return journey to the Netherlands and sank in the South China Sea...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1900 item #1228060 (stock #10449)
Fine Antique Chinese Sang de Boeuf Vase with scalloped rim and pomegranate form handles. Late 19th century. Now drilled and wired as a lamp.
Height of vase: 12”
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1900 item #693107 (stock #9480)
Rare antique Chinese Famille Rose covered mustard pot and under tray with typical painted decoration and applied bud form knob. Circa 1860 (minor wear to gilt decoration).**
Dish Diameter: 5.5”
**See: Schiffer, Chinese Export Porcelain, illustration #404 for similar example.
The Vũng Tàu shipwreck is a shipwreck that was found in the South China Sea off the islands of Côn Đảo about 100 miles from Vũng Tàu, Vietnam in 1692. The wreck was of alorcha boat—a Chinese vessel with Portuguese influences that has been dated to about 1690. It was found by a fisherman who had picked up numerous pieces of porcelain from the wreck while fishing. Sverker Hallstrom identified the wreck and its cargo in 1990...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1900 item #1226306 (stock #10445)
Tall Antique Chinese Export Rose Medallion Vase of baluster form with applied salamander decoration and foo dog handles having ten painted panels with figural or bird and blossom decoration surrounded by floral decoration. Circa 1870. (tight star crack on bottom, chip under rim).