Antique Chinese tea bowls in underglaze blue and white with a landscape and house with a brown Batavian or cafe au lait glazed exterior. Price is for (12) pieces including: (6) cups and (6) saucers.
Auction sticker: Christie's / Lot 5626 / The Nanking Cargo.
Christie's Auction (Amsterdam, April-May, 1986), Lot 3119. From the Dutch East India Company ship Geldermalsen, which sank near Java in 1751 and was salvaged in 1985. Over 150,000 pieces of blue and white porcelain were recovered.
Qianlong (1736-96) | Mid 18th century
(6) Width 5 Depth 5 Height 1 inches
(6) Width 3.5 Depth 3.5 Height 1.75 inches