A small antique Chinese Export bowl of round form on a ring foot, in blue and white encircled with a landscape of trees, a figure on a bridge and pagoda buildings.
Auction sticker: Christie's / Lot 3119 / The Nanking Cargo.
Christie's Auction (Amsterdam, April-May, 1986), Lot 3119. Recovered from the Dutch East India Company ship Geldermalsen, which sank near Java in 1751 and was salvaged in 1985 by a team led by British expert, Captain Michael Hatcher. Over 150,000 pieces of blue and white porcelain were excavated.
Qianlong (1736-96) | Mid 18th century
Width 6 Depth 6 Height 2.75 inches
Note: several flea bite chips (rim).