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A VIETNAMESE/ANNAMESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN KENDI, SHIPWRECK ARTIFACT, LATE 15TH/ EARLY16TH CENTURY,

of compressed bottle form with sides painted as a spread winged bird landing amidst stylized scrolling vine with lotus and peony blooms, before a mammiform spout centering a flying duck amidst scattered flowers ending with painted eyes and ruyi detailed spout tip, beneath a short cylindrical neck centering a diapered band and flaring to a disc form rim with raised ring mouth encircled by stylized flower petals. Height:6 1/4" Width: 7 1/2" Depth: 5 1/2"     

Condition:

Good condition for shipwreck porcelain artifacts with some expected marine encrustations, surface buildup and dulled glaze areas throughout. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$747
02/15/2020

 

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