Commemorative plate, City of Berwick

Hallam Pottery
Gerard Albers
Production date
1980-1986 {between}
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Production date
1980-1986 {between}
Hand painted, Australian made blue and white delftware presentation plate depicting the City of Berwick coat of arms and classic Delft floral border. The plate is exceptional with precisely painted designs from Gerald Albers of Hallam Pottery. An Advance Australia Foundation sticker is found on the reverse, identifying the plate as uniquely Australian made and also helps to date the object. The text around the coat of arms reading "City of Berwick in the State of Victoria and Commonwealth of Australia".
Artist/Maker and role
Hallam Pottery: Manufacturer
Gerard Albers: Artist
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Media/Materials description
tin-glaze, ink, Delftware
35.0 cm diameter
Signature & date
Signed on recto, "G Albers", next to the hindleg of the horse on the right of the crest.

Inscribed in paint on verso, lower centre, "HB/ 83250/ HANDPAINTED/ COLLECTION/ DELFTWARE/ BY/ HALLAM POTTERY".

Inscribed on verso, upper centre "311".
Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
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