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CROWN LYNN 1965 Air NZ Maori Bread & Butter Plate

HIGHLY COLLECTABLE

EXCELLENT Vintage Condition

Measures 16cm

Back Stamp
NEW ZEALAND
by Crown Lynn
Potteries
New Zealand

A Maori design in brown on turquoise
Developed in 1965
Clay & Glaze

The Maori motif is a reproduction of the elaborately carved ‘tohora’ or whale which traditionally appeared on the fascia boards of tribal storehouses. It signifies ‘abundance.

The first Crown Lynn dinnerware range for Air New Zealand
Made for DC8’s

A 16cm side plate (bread & butter)
Designed to be durable but lightweight vitrified ware

Made in New Lynn, Auckland

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