The Binh Thuan shipwreck ‘Crane Dish’ is a stunning porcelain dish. It has maintained good quality and can be found intact. The plate is heavy in decor and a real showpiece. First discovered in 2001, the antique is one of the 20,000 blue and white ceramics, made in Zhangzhou c. 1608.
Size: 177 x 35 mm
Date: Ming Dynasty, Wanli period, circa 1608
Provenance: Ex. private collection, UK. Purchased at UK auction. *One of 900 pieces auctioned by Christie's Australia on the 1st and 2nd of March 2004.