Lot 1352: Vietnamese Hoi An Shipwreck Jar
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 14th-15th century AD. A glazed ceramic jar with basal ring, deep shoulder and raised rim, four small loops to the outer edge of the shoulder, panels of blue floral motifs to the outer face and rosette to the shoulder. 224 grams, 87mm (3 1/2"). Property of a London gentleman; salvaged by Oxford University; sunk off the coast of Hoi An in about 1490 AD. Annamese Hoi An pottery was made in what is now modern day Vietnam, in the kilns at Chu Dou, being the largest and most important kilns in the fourteenth to fifteenth century in kingdom of Annam.
Condition Report: Fine condition.