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Porcelain fragment

Museum number:
1-77957
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
217 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.974
Object count:
1
Description:
Porcelain fragment with a rounded polished edge. In center is a vessel motif.; Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) attributed. Presumed to have been salvaged from the cargo of the Portugese Manila galleon San Agustín, which was shipwrecked in November 1595 in Drakes Bay, Point Reyes, California, on its return trip from Manila.
Donor:
California State Historical Society
Collection place:
CA-Mrn-232 (Estero Mound), Drakes Bay, Marin County
Production place:
China
Culture or time period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644 AD)
Collector:
California State Historical Society
Collection date:
August 1949
Materials:
Porcelain (material)
Object type:
archaeology
Production date:
ca. 1595
Accession date:
1949
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Remarks: "Edge polished by grinding (?)
Loans:
I-58-C: Department of Anthropology and Sociology (University of Florida) (December 16, 1958–March 11, 1964), S1967-1968 #13: Department of Anthropology (UC Berkeley)/Robert Fleming Heizer (August 16, 1967–December 1, 1977), S1983-1984 #38: California Academy of Sciences (February 3, 1984–July 19, 1984), S1986-1987 #33: Smithsonian Institution (May 15, 1987–March 18, 1988), and S1988-1989 #44: Sonoma County Museum (June 13, 1989–November 6, 1989)
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