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Pottery Mug

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

Description
Cream coloured vase-shaped souvenir mug commemorating birth of Willem-Alexander of Orange on 27 April, 1967.
Object Registration
3594
Historical information
Willem-Alexander was the first child born to Crown Princess Beatrix and Prins Claus.
Made By
Royal Sphinx Regout (Potter)
Significance
Willem-Alexander became King of the Netherlands in 2013 on the abdecation of his mother Queen Beatrix.
Inscriptions & Markings
Willem Alexander's coat of arms on an orange, white and blue banner is surmounted by a bouquest of orange branches. Underneath is the inscription 27 April 1967 Willem-Alexander.
On the other side the Dutch National flag and an Orange Banner are crossed against the background of a colourful tree.
Last updated
25 Jun 2014 at 4:54PM