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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #1083477
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
This military souvenir plate is 8" across and was made in Delft / Holland (as marked). The hand-colored plate has Art Deco male nude figures (so some gay interest), along with torches and emblems in blue on a white background. The piece was made as a twenty-year commemorative of the liberation of Holland from Nazi occupation during World War II. Eindhoven was the first Dutch city to be liberated, in a maneuver by the 101st Airborne Divsion and the Second British Army...