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    Sale 5415

    The Sunday Sale - The Property of the late Dr Henry Ginsburg

    9 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    TWO HOI AN HOARD VIETNAMESE LARGE BOXES AND COVERS

    LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO HOI AN HOARD VIETNAMESE LARGE BOXES AND COVERS
    Late 15th/Early 16th Century
    Of deep circular form, variously decorated with mountainous landscapes and with a stylised flower head above alternating foliate and cloud patterned bands; and six various Binh Thuan bowls and covers, each decorated with scrolling lotus; the Hoi An examples each with 'HOI AN HOARD' label to the underside
    The largest - 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide (8)


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    Provenance

    The first - Butterfields, San Francisco, Hoi An Hoard Sale, 11-13 October 2000.
    The Binh Thuan examples - Sotheby's, Amsterdam, Ca Mau Shipwreck Sale, 29-31 January 2007.