Dating by porcelain marks
This was done in order to formalize and to expand on the founder’s extensive knowledge of Asia’s ceramic developments and maritime trade.The company’s researchers have been engaged in the search for historical shipwrecks for more than two decades with another decade researching maritime trade.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.We do not insure our shipments due to costly premiums and difficulties with claiming compensation in case of damage or loss.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.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.
The default shipping metod is "Registered Air Parcel" which is managed by Malaysia’s national post office.
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 wasters with the recovered ceramics until we are satisfied we located the place in which the shipwreck pottery was made centuries 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.
(See video on: 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.