The tin glazed earthenware ashtray decorated in colours on a black base with flowering plants, a bird and an insect. For the 325th Jubilee of Royal Delft in 1978 the 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 back in underglaze white for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & DL = 1992
Painter’s initials RST = Mrs Rina Stadtman
Employment years: 1978 - 1996.
Height: 2,8 cm. (1,1 inches.)
Diam.: 14,8 cm. (5,8 inches.)
Weight: 279 grams.