Details: This particular plate motif, In the Desert (I Osterland) was designed in by Kai Lange in 1972 and depicts three wise men riding camels through the desert.
The motif appears in relief and the plate is hand decorated in blue under-glaze colors. The year is always on the front at the bottom, and to insure authenticity, the back of each plate includes the Royal Copenhagen logo with three wavy lines and the painters initials. Also, there are two holes bored in the upper top of the back of the plate to facilitate display.
The plate measures 7.25 inches in diameter, stands about .75 inches tall, and weighs 11 ounces. Although previously owned by a collector, this plate looks brand new and has no signs of wear or damage.
This gorgeous collectible annual Christmas plate will make an excellent addition to any porcelain collection