27 June 2000
A Dutch Delft orangist dish
Decorated in colours with a propaganda pamphlet in favour of Prince Willem V of Orange inscribed; De Vorst is nu weer hersteld in zijn eer (The sovereign has been re-established again in his honour) underneath a neoclassical urn filled with an orange tree and flanked by the initials VVOR (Vivat Oranje) within a yellow ring, the border with meandering orange branches
23cm. (9 in.) diam.
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Cf. D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Oranje op aardewerk (Lochem 1994), p. 96, ill. 101 in the Museum Flehite, Amersfoort
See illustration on page 77
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