Wästfelt, Berit & Bo Gyllensvärd et al: PORCELAIN FROM THE EAST INDIAMAN GOTHEBORG. Hoganas, 1991. 282 pp. Numerous colour plates and b/w drawings. 27x22 cm. Cloth.
The ship Gotheborg sank in 1745 on its return from a two year trip to Canton - only 900 metres from its home harbour. Since 1985 divers have been salvaging the porcelain which was its main cargo. This book documents the major pieces and shards found. With a history of the Swedish East India Company and an account of the final voyage of the Gotheborg. Some wear to covers.
Subjects: Ceramics Export Art
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Was item 236 in printed List 197.
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