The center of the tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with the Tree of Orange and tulips within the fence and the text:
NAAR OUD ‘ ORANJETRANT. 30 April Prinses Juliana 1909 - 1927. (After old Orange manner N.B. Orange = The Royal Family. The18th birthday of the crown princes.s Juliana, he later Queen 1948-1980.) The border with the apples of Orange and the text:
’t Geloof haar Kracht - Met Neerlands Volk Vereend. ‘Lands Welzijn Levensdoel.(Believe in her strength - with Dutch people united - The country’s well-being her object of life.)
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AW = 1927
Painter's initials: VP = Petrus Franciscus Vreeswijk.
Employment dates: 1885 - 1934.
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 128 - Fig.11-18. 1280 plates were produced.
Diam.: 25 cm. (9,8 inches.)