NANHAI I HAO CHENCHUAN KAOGU BAOGAO ZHI YI - 1989-2004 NIAN DIAOCHA. Archaeological Report on Nanhai I Shipwreck Series I: Surveys of 1989-2004. Beijing, 2017. 4, xxv, 646 pp. Colour text plates throughout both volumes. A few b/w line drawings. 2 vols. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
Detailed two-volume report on the successive underwater explorations of this shipwreck discovered in 1987 off the Guangdong coast of China. The wreck dates to the Southern Song dynasty and was carrying a cargo of porcelain, including Qingbai wares from Jingdezhen, longquan celadons, white-glazed wares from dehua and other wares from various kilns in Fujian. Testament to the extensive maritime trade China conducted at the time with the outside world. Two page introduction in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Maritime Ceramics
Available, as of: 01/09/2019
Was item 504 in printed List 196.
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