The Legacy of the Tek Sing

#C-6280
Pickford, Nigel and Michael Hatcher

ISBN/ISSN: 1857570693
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Tek Sing, ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Granta Editions, Cambridge, UK (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the wreck, the discovery, and the salvage of the “Tek Sing”, a Chinese junk that sank in the South China Sea in 1822. The “Tek Sing” has been called “China’s Titanic”. It sank with a very large load of porcelain ceramics on board, which is well illustrated.

Tek Sing Treasures

#C-5950
Nagel Auctions

Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Tek Sing, ceramics
Comments: Written in both English and German; lavishly illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 395
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Nagel Auctions, Stuttgart, Germany (2000), in both hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued) and in paperback.
Description: This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the salvage of the “Tek Sing”, a Chinese junk that sank in the South China Sea in 1822, by Michael Hatcher. Most of the book consists of color photos of the ceramics found in the wreck. This book complements Nagel’s 1020 page Auction List.