The small tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in colours on a black base with flowering plants and a bird of paradise. 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 black for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & CY = 1979
Painter’s initials: FKA = Mrs J.F. Kastelein
Employment dates: 1971 – circa 1979
Diam.: 14,3 cm. (5,6 inches.)
Weight: 186 grams.