Plate with portrait of Prince William V of Orange

Dutch (Delft)
dated 1750
Made at 't Hart (The Stag) factory (Dutch (Delft), active 1678–1771), Marked by Hendrik van Middeldijk, proprietor of 't Hart factory (Dutch, 1750 - 1760)

Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands


Other (Overall): 26cm (10 1/4in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View





Plate with Portrait of Prince William V of Orange. White with blue, green, red, yellow. William V of Orange in center in profile drawn in blue with long curled locks wearing royal uniform with emblem of cross and rays and yellow braid ornament on front and cuffs. Scalloped red lines around portrait. Two orange trees in pots in oval medallions on rim on either side of portrait with words VIVAT ORANJE. Colored floral, foliate and shell pattern around edge. Inscription in blue block letters: A N./ W.K.H.F.P.V.O.R./ N.O.—17./ E.S.H.D..K.G.R.A.R. / 50. (dated 1750)


HVMD on back in blue: mark of Hendrik van Middeldijk, proprietor of the The Hart factory

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Joan Bergere Drayton