The tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with five flying pigeons holding a ring of flowers around three orange-coloured oranges. (Apples of Orange = The House of Orange, The Royal family) Surrounded with the text:
NEDERLAND ZAL HERRIJZEN. 5 MEI 1945. (The Netherlands will revive. End of World War II.)
Plate designed by Marijnissen.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & BO = 1945
Painter’s initals JS = Jean Henri Schuilenburg
Employment dates: 17 June 1895 - 1948
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 140 - Fig.11-55
Diam.: 25,1 cm. (9,9 inches.)
Weight: 513 grams.