A finely modelled glazed ceramic bowl from the Chinese Kangxi Period, a golden age for blue and white ceramics. The porcelain bowl appears decorated with a beautiful floral design, comprising chrysanthemum flowers, painted in rich cobalt blue. The bowl has been recovered from the Blue Chrysanthemum Shipwreck.
Date: Late 17th century AD
Period: Kangxi Period
Condition: Fine, complete and intact. Dulling of glazed surfaces due to seawater exposure.