AGE: – Ming dynasty Circa 1608
CONSTRUCTION: – Porcelain
DESCRIPTION: – Chinese Ming dynasty Blue n white shipwreck Porcelain
HEIGHT: – 5cm
WEIGHT:– 750 gms.
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Genuine Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue n White Shipwreck Porcelain Plate Circa 1608. Hand painted blue and white under glaze with central decoration of a pair of Phoenix birds surrounded by a floral and leaf design. In excellent condition no restorations or damage some glaze crazing throughout. The underside of the plate has grit from the ocean floor adhered to it.
This plate was possibly found on the Binh Thuan shipwreck. The Binh Thuan shipwreck was excavated in early 2001, and the majority of the pieces from this wreck consisted of blue-and-white and over glazed enamel decorated Zhangzhou (Swatow) ceramics.