Asian Shipwreck Ceramics

Chinese and SE Asian Shipwreck Ceramics and Porcelain

 Work by some naval archeologists is concentrated to the South China Sea, which was a virtual highway for ancient shipping linking China to India, the Middle East and Southeast Asia in an extensive maritime trade system. This ancient trade started sometime around the 4th century and lasted well into the 19th century.

Represented in the Coppola Collection:

The Turiang Shipwreck (ca. 1370)
The Nanyang Shipwreck (ca. 1380)
The Royal Nanhai Shipwreck (ca. 1460)
The Xuande Shipwreck (ca. 1540)
The Wanli shipwreck (ca. 1625)