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    15th c bowl - Hoi An Hoard

    15th c bowl - Hoi An Hoard

    Item details

    A pleasing and decorative 15th c. blue and white bowl with floral motifs from the Hoi An hoard (shipwreck cargo).  Vietnamese.  Circa 1450-1500.

    During the 15th century, off the Hoi An coast of Vietnam in the South China Sea, a trading vessel filled with ceramics vanished without a trace.  It was re-discovered by fishermen in the 1990s.  All pieces unique to the cargo were retained by Vietnamese museums for display.  The rest was sold at auction.

    H: 10cm  (3.9")Di: 15cm  (5.9")


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