Passover Seder Plate, Ceramic
Replica of a porcelain plate from Delft, Holland, 19th century
Add an engaging historical touch to your festive Passover table with this beautiful Seder plate. Following Jewish tradition, inscribed at the center of the plate is the word Pesah (Passover). The inscription is surrounded by a blue-and-white floral design in a style highly popular with Dutch artists in the 17th and 18th centuries.
From the early 17th century on, Dutch merchants began to import commercial quantities of Chinese porcelain, revolutionizing the local pottery industry. The city of Delft become Europe’s center for the manufacture of imitation Chinese porcelain. Delftware remained a major industry until the mid-18th century, producing kitchen utensils and decorative items in distinctly Oriental blue-and-white designs.
The original plate was gifted by Maxim Piha, Jerusalem, to the Israel Museum
Diameter: 29.5 cmSHOW MORE
Weight 1200 g Dimensions 45 × 45 × 8 cm
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