Nanking Cargo Tea Bowl & Saucer - For Sale

Nanking Cargo Tea Bowl & Saucer
Price: $390.00
•Type: Nanking Cargo
•Item: Tea Bowl and Saucer
•Mark: Christies Amsterdam paper Label
•Circa: 1752
•Origin: China
•Material: Porcelain
•Dimensions: saucer: 4.5 inches / 12cm approx
•Quality: Very good
•Condition: Good
•Price: £240 / $390 approx

•Reference: Christies Amsterdam April 1986

•Historical Note: Nanking Cargo
The Dutch East Indiaman, Geldermalsen under the 33 year old captain Jan Diederik Morel was barely 5 years old when she ran aground on the reefs of Geldria’s Droogte, (The Admiral Stellingwerf Reef), which hides just below the surface of the sea some 12 miles from the island of Bintan in the South China Sea, very near to what is Singapore today, and sank January 3, 1752. In 1986 Michael Hatcher discovered the sunken ship and her treasure.

The Geldermalsen held over 150,000 pieces of porcelain and 147 pieces of gold, of which 125 were recovered. Never before had such a complete cargo of porcelain been recovered from a VOC (Dutch East India Company) wreck. The porcelain and gold cargo was sold at Christie's in Amsterdam as the "Nanking Cargo" in 1986.

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