Fragment of a dish with a cavetto wall

These sherds were uncovered the Kallang basin was dredged from the Kallang River estuary in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The motif on these sherds date them back to the Wanli era (1573-1620) of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), indicating their provenance as Wanli export wares.

Date/Period
1573 - 1620
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 5.5 x 22.0 x 15.5 cm
Accession No.
2014-00251
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Ms. Lee Geok Boi
Category
Archaeology