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"Unloading ship", detail from "Port of Marseille", 1754, by Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789)

"Unloading ship", detail from "Port of Marseille", 1754, by Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789)

VOC ships

VOC ships

In 1602 the Dutch East India Company or the VOC (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) was founded and started trading with the Far East. Amongst the spices and textiles, the seafarers also brought back fine Chinese porcelain. These pieces soon became very popular with the royal families of Europe. As they commanded high prices for their refinement and delicacy, the trade in Chinese porcelain became a highly profitable business for the Dutch East India Compan

In 1602 the Dutch East India Company or the VOC (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) was founded and started trading with the Far East. Amongst the spices and textiles, the seafarers also brought back fine Chinese porcelain. These pieces soon became very popular with the royal families of Europe. As they commanded high prices for their refinement and delicacy, the trade in Chinese porcelain became a highly profitable business for the Dutch East India Compan

ss Overijsel (1946 - 1970) brt 8.374, tdw 12.070 apk 8.500 - 16,5 mijloverijsel

ss Overijsel (1946 - 1970) brt 8.374, tdw 12.070 apk 8.500 - 16,5 mijloverijsel

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