HOI AN HOARD Catalogs-Set: Butterfields Auction

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  • Sold Date: Jul 13, 2008
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Treasures from the Hoi An Hoard
Catalogs Set: Volume 1 and Volume 2

Butterfields Auction Catalogs

This beautiful, exquisite 2-volume Butterfields Auction catalog-set is a must have referenced materials for connoisseurs of the Hoi An shipwrecked artifacts. The catalogs provide information and estimated values of over 500 years old ceramics artifacts recovered from the sea Cu Lao Cham Island in the area of HoiAn, Viet Nam and offered through Butterfields Auctioneers.

The catalogs set totals almost 600 pages of thousands of color pictures with detailed descriptions of these 15th century Vietnamese ceramics artifacts.

Published in two volumes, the ceramics were categorized by shape: barbed-rim dishes, pouring vessels, bottles, jars, enameled dishes, ship-ware and concretions, circular-rim dishes, bowls and cups, figural ceramics and boxes.

Volume One (blue cover) - 248 pages, soft cover, 22 cm x 28 cm. English - includes auction lots 1-658 including barbed rim dishes; pouring vessels; ewers; bottles; jars; and enameled dishes.

Volume Two (white cover) - 340 pages, soft cover, 22 cm x 28 cm. English - includes lots including ship ware and concretions; blue and white dishes; bowls and cups; figural ceramics and boxes.

The 2 volume-catalog set is new. The offered item was obtained through Butterfields Auctioneers auction events.


We recommend collectors of Vietnamese antiques ceramics to add these following books to your library:

1. Treasures from the Hoi An Hoard âe" Auction Catalogs, Butterfields - 2000

2. Chinese and Vietnamese Blue and White Wares Found in the Philippines, Gotuaco, Larry & Tan, Rita C. & Diem, Allison I. âe" 1997

3. Gôm Chu Đâu, Chu Dau Ceramics, TÄfng Ba Hoanh - Hanoi , 1999

4. Gôm Hoa Lam Viêtnam, Vietnamese Blue and White Ceramics, Bui Minh Tri & Nguyen-Long, Kerry - Hanoi , 2001

5. Vietnamese Ceramics âe" A Separate Tradition, John Stevenson & John Guy - Art Media Resources âe" 1997

6. Hidden Treasures: 2000 Years of Vietnamese Ceramics, Verborgene Schatze: 2000 Jahre Vietnamesische Keramik, Jochen May


Special characteristics and rarity have created a higher demand for authentic VietNam antique ceramics , from an open market to several online shops or EBay auction, the actual market value of the item is way higher than our offer in . (Please do your own research before bidding).

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