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Hatcher cardo blue and white porcelain small bowl

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Category
Period
Reference
5742
Diameter
9 cm (3 1/2")
Framed Height
4 cm (1 1/2")
Chinese late Ming Blue and white small porcelain bowl/ tea bowl painted with a stylised roundels of Chilongs some call them Gui Dragons, separated by clouds. Six character mark to the base.

Made at the kilns at Jingdezhen. It was part of the Hatcher Cargo made for export to Europe. The Chinese Junk that was trans shipping it to the Dutch Trading port was over whelmed by the sea and sank

This very pretty bowlwas made and sank c1642 during the period known as the Transitional period and dates from the Late Ming period.

It was salvaged by Captain Michael Hatcher from where the cargo gets its name and sold through Christies Amsterdam June 1984 The provenance for which is attached to the cup in the form of the red sticker.

Excellent painting and very good example



Diameter
9 cm (3 1/2")
Framed Height
4 cm (1 1/2")
Year
c 1642
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Condition
Overall very good with the typical slight loss to the glaze and a little staining