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AN UNUSUAL VIETNAMESE/ANNAMESE BLUE AND WHITE DRAGON BOAT FORM CENSER, POSSIBLY 15TH/16TH CENTURY,

modeled as a roaring dragon with pierced open mouth above scaly sides and scrolling tail ship form body, centering a circular shield trimmed deck enclosing a three-tiered pavilion with bearded sage elders gazing from reticulated balconies, height: 8", width: 7", depth: 3 1/4".

Condition:

Good condition for shipwreck porcelain artifacts including but not limited to expected dulled surface glaze, marine residue in crevices throughout, and normal kiln firing flaws.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized
$900
09/20/2020

 

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