A GROUP OF TWO VIETNAMESE/ANNAMESE SHIPWRECK EXCAVATED BLUE AND WHITE GLAZED PORCELAIN FIGURAL EWERS, 15TH/16TH CENTURY STYLE, one ewer in the form of a Phoenix with stylized elongated crest containing the lid and accentuated beak disguising the spout, with cobalt blue painted wings and feathers, the tail feathers serving as the handle, height: 9 3/4", width: 6", depth: 3 7/8"; and a ewer with a seated bearded dog leashed to the curving spout, on his back a conical bundle disguising the filling point, on baluster form base with cobalt blue scrolled decoration over two bands of lappets, height: 9 7/8", width: 4 7/8", depth: 4 3/8".
With overall staining and degradation of the glaze due to long term exposure to salt water, plus random marine encrustation across the body. No other evidence of chips, cracks, or losses to the ceramic body.
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