Very Rare Vintage Hand Painted Dutch Blue & White Royal Delft Commemorative War Plate - 1940


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The rare tin glazed earthenware war plate marking the start of the second world war. Decorated in shades of blue with an oak tree with a banderol:
Wie niet versaagt en waardig draagt
Zich zelven en ook and’ren schraagt,

(Who doesn’t quail and wears worthy, support himself and others.)
Under the tree the text: Oorlogsjaar 1940 (war year).
The rim decorated with geometric motifs and stylized flowers.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES   -  ROYAL  DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND  &  BJ = 1940.

Painter’s initials: VA = Dirk Jan van Arum Jr.
Employment dates: 1938 - 1947
Literature:
This item is not shown or mentioned in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft page 139 about the war plates.
                

Diam.:   22,3 cm.  (8,8 inches.)

Weight: 389 grams.


Material
Hand Painted Earthenware
Reference
M.1867
Price
Price on request
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