15th century small Vietnamese white stoneware jar with underglaze blue painting from Hoi An hoard, a historic sunken ship off Cu Lao Cham, central Vietnam. The box was made at Chu Dau in the Red River Delta, and was part of a cargo bound for the South-East Asia (Sumatra, Java or Borneo). The wreck was found in the mid-90's, the ceramics were taken to the surface, and sold by Butterfields in San Francisco in 2000. Central register with excellent free painting of alternating jumping birds and clumps of bamboo grass. Pendant leaves around its mouth. Hoi An Butterfields stickers on the side and bottom. Very strong piece, has wonderful presence. Height 1 3/4 inches, diameter 2 1/8 inches.Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
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