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Intact blue-on-white porcelain "kendi pot" (rare), from the "Hoi An Hoard" wreck (late 1400s).

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:300.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 500.00 USD
Intact blue-on-white porcelain  kendi pot  (rare), from the  Hoi An Hoard  wreck (late 1400s).
SOLD
350.00USD+ (61.25) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2017 Nov 03 @ 12:11UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Intact blue-on-white porcelain "kendi pot" (rare), from the "Hoi An Hoard" wreck (late 1400s). 545 grams, 5-1/2" tall and 5-1/2" in diameter. Among the neatest pieces ever offered from this early wreck, basically a handle-less teapot with 3/4" opening at top and very narrow (1/8") spout, theoretically for drinking straight from the spout, with design (in blue) of two lions on the body, flower petals around the top neck, all perfectly intact (just one tiny chip in top rim), most of glaze still intact, with a few barnacles still attached and Philippines National Museum sticker on plain bottom.