A Chinese Porcelain Mid 17th Century Hatcher Cargo Bowl. No chips, no hairlines and no restorations. Glaze degradation due to immersion in the sea. For details see the pictures. The bowl stands 7 cm tall and is 16.4 cm wide.
The Hatcher Cargo was recovered from the wreck of a Chinese junk in the South China seas port of Batavia by Captain Michael Hatcher in 1983. At that time is was the largest cargo of Chinese porcelain ever recovered in good condition from the sea. Captain Michael Hatcher and his crew brought up about 25,000 pieces of unbroken porcelain from the Hatcher junk. Two dated pieces were recovered, they were decorated with the Chinese cyclical date for 1643.
Be so kind to have a look at our other Chinese Porcelain items from the 18th century. The item "A Chinese Porcelain Mid 17th Century Hatcher Cargo Bowl" is in sale since Friday, October 6, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "chine-de-commande" and is located in Breda. This item can be shipped worldwide.