Hoi An Shipwreck Small Blue and White Cosmetics Box

GBP 75.00

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Object Description

A small, finely crafted Hoi An blue and white porcelain cosmetics box. The lid features a central flower surrounded by six singular petals containing scrolling tendrils. The side consists of alternating panels of tendrils and geometric wave designs.

Date: Circa late 15th-early 16th century AD

Object History

Provenance: From the Hoi An shipwreck, sank in the late 15th-early 16th century AD (approximately 1490). Recovered in the early 1990’s.

Object Condition

Condition: Fine condition. Light abrasions, dulling of glazed surfaces due to seawater exposure.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:3.9 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James