Hoi An Wreck Small Floral Boxes

GBP 75.00

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Object Description

A beautifully detailed Hoi An porcelain box, with original lid. The lid features a fine decoration with a central floral medallion, which comprises a raised button at the centre from which six conjoined petal lappets, containing scrolling tendrils, radiate. The box’s sides are decorated with a series of panels featuring floral and decorative patterns above a double line band around the base.

Date: Late 15th century-early 16th century AD (around 1490).

Object History

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, complete and intact. Dulling of glazed surfaces due to seawater exposure.

Object Details

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