Chinese Qianlong Plate – Nanking Cargo

Qianlong Plate - Nanking Cargo

Qing Dynasty – Qianlong Period (1736-1795) Chinese Porcelain Dish/Plate – floral motif
Nanking Cargo Shipwreck, ca. 1752 – plate from Christie’s-Auction.
On January 3, 1752, while on its way back to The Netherlands with cargoes of Chinese goods loaded in Canton, it hit a coral reef and sank in the South China Sea.
Perfect condition, just the typical traces of production.

Diameter: ca. 19,5 cm = ca. 7,7 inches