While nothing can beat actually handling an object, this book is a shortcut to learning to see the details that the experts are looking at.
It is a must have for dealers appraisers and auction houses, as well as the collector, hoping to “beat the game” by knowing just that little more about what tells the copies from the originals.
Here you will buy directly from the archaeologists, that excavate the artifacts.
By purchasing such artefacts, you assist with continued research and mapping of our ancient trade and trade goods.
While reading a book is always good, to be able to ask the author is better.
Included in all purchases of this book regardless of from which reseller you buy your copy, is one month (30 days) free membership in the Discussion Board where the author is a senior member.
Once your package is delivered to the post office, you can track its routing INSIDE Malaysia by When at these tracking sites, you should enter the 13 digit tracking number -which we will provide you in a separate emai after sending your order.
Once this is done, we would expect to be notified about the safe arrival of the artifact(s).
11th century Xuande, a 16th century shipwreck in the South China Sea Shipwreck pottery from the 11th to the 19 th century Chinese porcelain from the 17 th century Shipwreck pottery from the 17 th century This is not another site where antique dealers sell their wares for profit.
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.
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 Chinese porcelain and other shipwreck artifacts from the Song dynasty, Ming pottery, or 19th century Qing porcelain or the famous Yixing teapots, you can rest assured that every piece is excavated through proper archaeology by our own staff.