Rare Delft earthenware plate, circular shape. Decoration in polychromy with large fire, representing in profile, in the center, in a polylobé medallion, the bust of Jean-Guillaume Frison of Orange-Nassau (William IV). The wing of the marli, decorated with floral garlands, contains two oval medallions enclosing the representations of orange trees and the inscription "vivat Oranje".
This decoration is intimately linked to the history of Holland and the Orange-Nassau family. The orange tree represented here is the patriotic symbol.
Period: Second half of the 18th century.
Mark on the reverse side in blue: l pet.Kan Manufacture de " L'Aiguière " (De Lampetkan).
Very good general condition, four slight chips on the edge, no other restoration.
For a similar piece, "Les faïences de Delft" Jean Boyazoglu Louis de Neuville, Jacques Grancher, Publisher 1980- Page: 160 - Photo N° 78.