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Ca Mau Ship wreck small cosmetic pot




Description: This small cosmetic pot was made in about 1725 at a porcelain works in Jingdezhen in southern China. They come from the Ca Mau Shipwreck, sank between 1723-1735, which Vietnamese fishermen discovered off the coast of the Ca Mau Peninsula in southern Vietnam in 1998.

It is believed the wreck was a Chinese merchant’s junk on its way from Canton (Guangzhou) to Batavia when it caught fire and sank in about 1725. The goods on board had been ordered by the merchant for Dutch traders who had limited access to China and its ports.

These little pots feature floral decoration, their lids are removable, for details on the condition please refer to the pictures.

Date: About 1725, Qing Dynasty
Region: China
Size: D:64mm


SKU: CH01004 Categories: , ,
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