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Lot 107

4 Thai Market Shipwreck Ceramics

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Group of four shipwreck ceramics intended for the Thai market. One green jar or vase with two applied handles and the head and tail of a rooster. One brown jar or vase with a small mouse or rat standing on the shoulder of the vase and peering over the rim. Two lidded vessels with painted decoration along the lids.
Height ranges from 1 1/2 in to 4 in; diameter ranges from 2 3/4 in to 4 1/4 in.


The ceramics are in good condition in general with no major losses, cracks, or chips that affect the overall piece. All items show wear throughout, as expected, with original glazing and firing flaws. The brown jar or vase (upper left in the lot listing) has a chip to the footrim. The green jar (upper right) has cracks to the green glaze; no chips visible to the rooster; discoloration to the part that is not glazed. The low vessel (lower left) has noticeable glazing flaws throughout; there are scattered areas of minute discoloration as expected from its age; there is a crack to the rim, which measures 1/4 inch along with three minute chips- the biggest chip being 1/4 inch long; there is a 1/4 inch long crack to the inner rim; there is a 1/4 inch loss to the exterior of the vessel. The high vessel (lower right) has scattered areas of crazing to the glaze; there is a minute chip to the inner rim; there is a minute chip to the interior of the lid. All items have wear to the underside; it has a possible restoration to the inner rim. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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