Vintage Dutch Royal Delft Delsepia Hand Painted Commemorative Plate with V.O.C. Trade Vessel De Amsterdam - 1972


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The earthenware plate decorated in the 17th century tradition in sepia with the V.O.C. sailing vessel AMSTERDAM.  (Spiegelretourschip) Built in 1748 and stranded on his first voyage in 1749 on the coast of Hastings (U.K.) A replica is built in 1980 and now part of the  Amsterdam Maritime Museum.This plate is for the christening of theTexaco Tanker Amsterdam, built on the NDSM shipyard in Amsterdam; The rim with stylized ornaments and  written de "Amsterdam" 1748. Signed on the back in underglaze brown  for:

DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL  DELFT

DELFT - HOLLAND & CR  = 1972

Ter gelegenheid van de Doop van de  

TEXACO  AMSTERDAM 18 Maart 1972

Painter’s initials: EGL = E.M. Glaudemans   

Painter & Designer.
Employment dates:1942 - 1977

Literature:

This kind of plates is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft  Page 227 - Fig.15-99 Delsepia Collection 

 

Diam.: 23,3 cm. (9,2 inches.)

Weight: 524 grams.

 


Material
Hand Painted Earthenware
Reference
M.988
Price
Price on request
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