Antique Hand Painted Commemorative “New-Delft” Plate - 1919.


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This Nieuw - Delft tin glazed earthenware plate commemorating the 300th anniversary of the V.O.C. founding Batavia (Jakarta) decorated in colours with in the center a Dutch VOC trade sailing vessel with the coat of arms of Batavia and Holland and the text:
V.O.C.  1619. Mei 1919
(Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie = Far East Trade Company establshed 1602.)
The rim with stylized ornamants and in green the text:
DE  COST  GAET  VOOR  DE  BAET  UIT  1598.   
(The costs will go before the benefits)
1619 was the establishment of Batavia, the Capital of the Dutch Indies 
(Indonesia – Jakarta.)
Signed on the back in underglaze blue with factory mark 6
with a bottle & DELFT.
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
                  DELFT - HOLLAND

Designed by Le Comte.
Only 1.024 plates were made.
Literature:
This kind of plates plate are shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 132 - Fig.11-19 / 20. This plate is shown on page 10 fig. 01-01

Diam.:   23 cm. (9,1 inches.)

Weight: 543 grams.                       
 


Material
Hand Painted Earthenware
Reference
M.1870
Price
Price on request
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