The tinglazed earthenware vase decorated in colours on a black base with flowering plants and a bird of paradise. For the 325th Jubilee of Royal Delft in 1978 t he Black Delft was new introduced. It was based on the “Famille Noir” that was already made in Delft in the late 17th century. A black base decorated with several colours, the so called: The wondrous Black of Delft.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze black for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & CY = 1979
Painter’s initials: MCH = F. Hillenaar
Employment dates: 1970 - 1981
This item is shown in: DELFTWARE - History of a national product De Porceleyne Fles Page 143 nm 213.
Height: 29,5 cm. (11,6 inches.)
Weight: 941 grams.