Dutch Blue & White Royal Delft Commemorative Plate - 1935. World Journey Submarine Hr. Ms. K XVIII.


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The tin glazed earthenware plate commemorating the world voyage of Royal Dutch Navy submarine K XVIII, 1934-1935, decorated in shades of blue with in the centre  the submarine Her Majesty K 18   on open sea above the text: 

WERELDREIS Hr. Ms. K XVIII   14 Nov.1934 – 11 Juli 1935  (World journey.)

The rim with some floral swags and  the text:

HET OUDE ZEEMANSBLOED STROOMT DOOR HOLLANDS AAD’REN - EN JEUGD’GE ZEEMANSMOED  -  VOEGT NIEUWEN LUISTER BIJ DEN ROEM DER VAAD’REN (The old seamansblood streams throufh the Dutch veins and young seamans bravery  ads new grandeur at the glory of the fathers.)

Designed by Piet Senf

Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:

DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT

DELFT - HOLLAND & BE = 1935

Painter’s initials: JB = J.A. Burghoorn

Employment dates: 17 Oct. 1892 - 1949

Literature:

DELFTWARE - History of a national product De Porceleyne Fles Page 162 - 163 

 
Diam.:  18  cm. (7,1 inches.)
Weight: 205 grams.
 

Material
Hand Painted Earthenware
Reference
M.3301
Price
Price on request
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