The tin glazed earthenware charger commemorating the 40 years anniversary of Queen Juliana with Prince Bernhard. The center of the plate decorated in shades of blue with the crowned initials J B on two wedding rings. In the two letters a banderol with 7 JAN 1937 – 7 JAN 1977 surrounded with scrolled leaves. Further stylized flowers and the Orange rim. The rim with flowering plants and an orange edge. (Orange = Royal Family.)
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & CW = 1977
No 117 / 500
Painter’s initials: MWV = M. W. Verdoold.
Employment dates: 1971 - 1988.
Diam.: 36,4 cm. (14,3 inches.)
Weight: 1.325 grams.