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Delft commorative tile

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
Ceramic tile, brown and black two-line border around gold, green, red and white design. Laurel leaves with red berries around coat of arms, scroll banner. Coat of arms white background with three red horizontal bars with two crossed red bars.On back two holes for hanging.
Size
12 cm square, depth 1.3 cm
Object Registration
5236
Historical information
Dutch commemorative tile from city of Enschede in Drente
Made By
De Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles (Royal Delft) (Delftware/ earthernware production )
Significance
Souvenir brought by Dutch migrants on migrating.
Inscriptions & Markings
Scroll inscribed ENSCHEDE. On underside: Delft with makers' mark. Coat of arms white background with three red horizontal bars with two crossed red bars.
Last updated
20 Mar 2018 at 11:10AM