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Carrack

Large Portuguese ocean-going sailing ship of the 16th and 17th century used for their trade with Asia.

Thought to be the origin of the term Kraak porcelain from an an instance in 1602 and 1604 when the capture and following auctions of the cargoes of two captured Portuguese ships (Carracks) São Tiago and the Santa Catarina by the Dutch, introduced Chinese export porcelain into Amsterdam in a grand scale.

See also Kraak Porcelain

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