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Huge, uncleaned, blue-on-white Chinese porcelain bowl with dragon motif.

Currency:USD Category:Pottery & Glass / Pottery & China Start Price:850.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Huge, uncleaned, blue-on-white Chinese porcelain bowl with dragon motif.
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This item SOLD at 2009 Oct 16 @ 13:36UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Huge, uncleaned, blue-on-white Chinese porcelain bowl with dragon motif. 7-1/4 lb, 15" in diameter and 2-1/2" tall. An absolutely immense and beautiful platter with 2"-deep bowl and 1" scalloped rim, the central design a large and fancy dragon surrounded by leafy branches and grass on rim, flowers and leaves on exterior, light orange (unglazed) base, 100% intact but still covered with wormy coral and barnacles (as found), probably museum quality if judiciously cleaned. Recovered from: Unidentified late-1700s/early-1800s wreck off Jolo, Sulu, southwest Mindanao (Zamboanga area, known as the Paticul site), Philippines