Swedish porcelain manufacturer Hackefors made a series of Remembrance Plates (Minnestallrik) depicting Swedish kings. This plate was made in remembrance of Swedish king Gustaf VI Adolf’s 90th Birthday on Nov. 11 -1972. Limited edition of 5000 pieces, this is No. 4708. The plate is made of pure cobalt and gold.
A silhouette of Gustaf VI Adolf in gold together with the crown from the Swedish Regalia and Gustaf VI Adolf’s monogramme. Around the picture is the text: Plikten framför allt – H. M. Konungens 90 års dag 1882 – 1972 (Swedish). In English, that is firstly the king’s motto (freely translated): Duty above all – His Majesty the King’s 90th Birthday 1882 – 1972.
Ø 20 cm / approx. 7.5 inches. A suspension device is fastened to the backside. The plate comes in excellent condition with original box.
Made in Sweden.