Sweden’s sunken treasures to display at Hainan Museum
An exhibition of sunken treasures salvaged from the Swedish Gotheborg Ship will be open free of charge to the public between April 28 and June 18, 2012 at the Hainan Museum.
The arts treasure on display at the museum includes the porcelain products, embroideries, ivory and wood carving made in China in the Qing dynasties.
It is learnt that the ship sank on September 12, 1745, 900 meters off the coast of its homeport of Gothenburg on its third voyage from Guangzhou.
The exhibition is a must-see for people with an interest in Chinese or world history and will help people better understand 18th Century porcelain craftsmanship.