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Two Chinese Tek Sing tea bowls, circa 1820s, decorated with ...

Two Chinese Tek Sing tea bowls, circa 1820s, decorated with blue and white designs, retains Nagel Auctions label, diameter 14.5cm. The Tek Sing (Chinese, "True Star") is one of the few Asian vessels discovered where her full details are known. She was a large three-masted Chinese ocean-going junk which sank on February 6, 1822 in an area of the... more