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Lot of two small Chinese blue-on-white porcelain teacups with flower motif, intact, from the "Hoi An

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:150.00 - 225.00 USD
Lot of two small Chinese blue-on-white porcelain teacups with flower motif, intact, from the  Hoi An
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160.00USD+ (30.40) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 Nov 03 @ 12:23UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lot of two small Chinese blue-on-white porcelain teacups with flower motif, intact, from the "Hoi An Hoard" (late 1400s). One is 43 grams, 1-1/8" tall, 2-5/8" diameter; the other is 48 grams, 1-1/4" tall, 2-5/8" diameter. Fluted-edged very small cups with whimsical small designs (Chinese characters?) in the bottom of the bowl, flowers and branches with berries around the outside, one cup with more crackling throughout, the wreck found and salvaged in the 1990s with most of the porcelain sold at auction by Butterfields in 2000. From the "Hoi An Hoard" (late 1400s), with original stickers #3959 and 72146.