A GROUP OF TWELVE 15TH/16TH CENTURY ASIAN BLUE AND WHITE CERAMICS, VIETNAM
Description: Varying shapes and sizes, largest example 5 1/2 inch diameter;
The works for sale from the Hoi An Hoard are sure to tempt today's treasure hunters. These 500-year-old ceramics - probably created in the mid-1400s, before Johannes Gutenberg printed his first bible and Leonardo da Vinci was born - infrequently come up for auction. Focused on individual buyers, this auction presents a rare opportunity to obtain art objects with a unique historical, cultural and archaeological provenance - and at prices that enable most people to participate.
Condition: Please note all items offered in this sale are from an underwater archaeological excavation. Therefore, the overall condition may have moderate to extensive degrading to decorative details, staining, wear to glaze, chips, chips reattached, marine encrustation, hairline cracks, cracks, loss to objects and partial losses. Please review the photographs provided and bid accordingly.
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