All our antique Chinese porcelain, Jingdezhen porcelain, Chinese pottery or other Asian art objects and publications will be shipped from our store in Malaysia. The default shipping metod is "Registered Air Parcel" which is managed by Malaysia’s national post office. Once your package is delivered to the post office, you can track its routing INSIDE Malaysia by clicking here. If you reside in the US, you can track the package's routing WHEN in the USA by clicking here. All other customers can find their national post office and their respective online tracking systems by clicking here. When at these tracking sites, you should enter the 13 digit tracking number -which we will provide you in a separate email after sending your order. Once this is done, we would expect to be notified about the safe arrival of the artifact(s). Should we not receive such arrival notice inside three weeks from the date when the items were delivered to the Malaysian post office, we will consider it delivered and close the account without any possibility to trace its loss or delivery thereafter.
During the past 40 years we have been excavating and researching the ceramic cargoes on ten Ming dynasty shipwrecks. For this work we have received "The Best Possible Provenance" approval by many international museums. This site is about that work and about the antique Chinese porcelain, Ming dynasty porcelain and pottery, celadon, yixing teapots and other antique ceramics we recovered from these shipwreck sites. So, if you are interested in genuinely old Chinese porcelain, blue and white porcelain, celadon wares, Chinese pottery, Yixing teapots or other antique pottery or ceramics.....this site is for you!
Nanhai Marine Archaeology Sdn. Bhd. was incorporated on the recommendation of the Malaysian authorities. This was done in order to formalize and to expand on the company’s researcher’s extensive knowledge of Asia’s ceramic developments and maritime trade.
Our researchers have been engaged in the search for historical shipwrecks for more than three decades and another decade researching maritime trade. Most of this work is concentrated to the South China Sea, 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.
Following a successful shipwreck discovery, the company obtain a government permit to excavate the wreckage, and then carry out detailed marine archaeological procedures in recovering the artifacts, mapping the ship's remains and securing other data for future research. After each concluded project and following conservation of recovered artifacts, we search for and pinpoint ruined kiln sites and compare its production wasters with the recovered ceramics until we are satisfied we located the place in which the shipwreck pottery was made centuries earlier.
As such we have precisely located a kiln sites in Sisatchanalai, northern Thailand in which our Royal Nanhai and the Nanyang shipwreck celadon ware was made around AD. 1380-1460. (See videos on: http://www.ming-wrecks.com/photopage.html ) Other kilns was located in Sukhothai where production wasters matched the fish and flower plates found on the Turiang and the Longquan shipwreck. These unique underglaze decorated wares was made at those exact kilns 600 years earlier! Our latest shipwreck cargo; The Wanli Shipwreck, of Chinese blue and white porcelain, was likewise pinpointed to the Guangyinge kiln site in Jingdezhen, China.
To view antique Chinese porcelain, antique pottery, Yixing teapots and ancient ceramics; Click here You are visiting the only site on the Internet where the researchers responsible for the shipwreck recoveries legally sell their recoveries of antique Chinese porcelain, other blue and white porcelains, Yixing teapots, celadon wares and Chinese pottery from own excavations. All the work with archaeology and artifact handling is made in collaboration with Malaysia's Department of Museums. We can therefore guarantee legally excavated antiques with absolute authenticity. To listen to what the Malaysian Minister for culture say about our work; click here Or, read what our customer's say by clicking here We provide collectors, museums and universities with genuine antique pottery and other artifacts repeatedly given the "Best Possible Provenance" mark. If you like to visit one of the museums displaying our artifacts, please refer to our museum collections. All our numbered artifacts are delivered with a legally binding Certificate of Authenticity. To view samples of this document, click here. To view pictures and videos about our diving on historical shipwrecks, click here.
Dive with us on the Wani (AD. 1625) shipwreck
When buying our antique Chinese porcelain, Jingdezhen porcelain, Chinese pottery or other Asian antiques from our web pages you are NOT dealing with antique dealers or other middle men. You will be buying directly from a team of dedicated researchers that excavated, recovered and researched every single piece offered for sale. We encourage you to contact us by email with questions regarding your possible purchase. Write to our: Sten Sjostrand If you are not satisfied with our artifacts, delivery service or; if you obtain an expert opinion that our artifacts are not as old as stated by us, just return the item inside 14 days from receipt and we will give you full refund. Who guarantee my refund?
This site is for antique Chinese porcelain, shipwreck pottery, celadon,Yixing teapots, Chinese pottery and other antique ceramics from Ming dynasty shipwrecks, excavated and researched by ourselves
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LOSS OR DAMAGE:
We do not insure our shipments due to costly premiums and difficulties with claiming compensation in case of damage or loss. Instead, we provide safe packing boxes where each artifact is embedded and separated by foam padding. Should you despite this care receive your piece(s) damaged, we ask you to return it to us after sending us pictures of its condition on arrival. We shall then send you replacement piece(s) -free of charge. If the tracking system confirms that your package has been lost, we shall replace the artifact(s) without cost to you.
To read our customer's comments on shipping & packing, please visit our testimonies page. Here you can email the buyer directly for verification of their statements. Please note that each of these customers has agreed to us publishing their email addresses such that anyone can write to them for confirmation of their various comments. Our arrangement with the Malaysian authorities is such that we finance all operations and train young Malaysian nationals (on our initiative) in maritime archaeology and related research. After giving all unique and single artifacts and thirty percent of all recovered items to the National Museum (and assisting with exhibitions of artifacts from each project) we are allowed to sell our portion of the recovery to finance future projects. The findings from ongoing research and the compilation of reports, books and catalogues are available on these pages as well as on a separate Internet site: http://www.maritimeasia.ws
Due to the unquestionable authenticity and precisely dated shipwreck pottery, many International Museums now own or display our shipwreck pieces as reference material.
The artifacts sold on this website are therefore legally and properly excavated. This unique working arrangement makes us one of the few Internet sellers that sell from own excavation and issues a meaningful Certificate of Authenticity for every (numbered) piece sold.
So, if you are interested to purchase some of our Antique Chinese porcelain, pottery, celadon wares,Yixing teapots and other antique ceramics you can rest assured that every piece is properly ecacatred and researched by our own staff. We do not sell anything that is not excavated by ourselves so every piecewe sell comes with the “Best possible provenance”approval.
THE ONLY PLACE ON THE INTERNET WHERE YOU CAN BE SURE TO BUY GENUINE ANTIQUES
at Nanhai Marine Archaeology we excavated antique Chinese porcelain, celadon and other Chinese porcelain, antique bowls and antique ceramics from numbers of Ming dynasty shipwrecks. Chinese pottery is excavated by ourselves and all the antiques and ceramics is fully researched by our own experts
At Nanhai Marine Archaeology we excavated shipwreck artifacts, antique ceramics and antique Chinese porcelain, celadon, other Chinese porcelains and antique pottery from numbers of Ming dynasty shipwrecks. Our shipwreck pottery, artifacts and other Ming porcelain and pottery are well researched. The Yixing teapots we find are from the Qing dynasty. Our work also involves interpretation of porcelain marks and historical research at the Jingdezhen kilns in China. Among our recoveries are kraak porcelain from the late Ming dynasty, celadon from China and Thai pottery, Chinese pottery and other antique ceramics. Most of our shipwreck artifacts are antique ceramics, celadon, blue and white porcelain and other Chinese porcelain wares from the Ming dynasty. We also sell kraak porcelain from the porcelain kilns at Jingdezhen in China together with ancient Chinese celadon wares.
We are considered experts in dating antique Chinese porcelain a knowledge that arrive from time consuming studies of our ten historical shipwrecks continuing these ‘time capsule’ artifacts. Our Ming porcelain is in addition also confirmed by our research in Jingdezhen in China at the same time as we confirmed the origin of our Yixing teapots. Antiques as well as Kraak porcelain, Chinese porcelain, celadon and other antique ceramics are thus our expertise and also what Nanhai Marine Archaeology and our chief researched: sten Sjostrand are best known for. As such, we are known to do proper research based on detailed archaeology about antique Chinese porcelain, celadon, pottery & ceramics from Ming dynasty Ships
Shipwreck porcelain and pottery, Jingdezhen porcelain and pottery is our speciality and you can be assured that all our shipwreck pottery and antique Chinese porcelain is genuinely old and historically valuable. Antique pottery and kraak plates
Antique Chinese Porcelain, pottery, celadon and yixing teapots
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Jingdezhen porcelain and Ming dynasty porcelain and pottery, antique pottery and porcelain and antique bowls as well as kraak porcelain is available on this site. Porcelain marks, Royal Nanhai and the Wanli shipwreck provided us with and blue and white porcelain plates. Also Yixing teapots
Ming porcelain and pottery and Jingdezhen porcelain and blue antique Chinese porcelain
Porcelain marks and antique Jingdezhen Chinese porcelain
Our antique Chinese porcelain and other Chinese, Ming dynasty pottery is available here from Ming dynasty shipwrecks. We also have old yixing teapots, Jingdezhen porcelain and kraak porcelain and kraak plate for sale. Antique ceramics and celadon ware is our speciality as is blue and white porcelain