New Zealand souvenir plate; Sherwood Trading Co. Ltd; 01283


New Zealand Museum of the Everyday


New Zealand souvenir plate

About this object

Circular bamboo plate with colour transfer image of a Maori warrior, kiwi and tiki on the front and the text "New Zealand" below. On the reverse is a large text panel about New Zealand and the subjects in the image.

Larger of the two examples in the collection.


Sherwood Trading Co. Ltd

Maker Role


Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials


Inscription and Marks

"New Zealand" - text on the front below the images
"New Zealand-Known by the Maori as Aotearoa - Land of the Long White Cloud. [details about the front image] This bamboo plate is heat and leak proof. unbreakable, colour fast. DO NOT USE FOR HOT FOOD ©, Sherwood Trading Co., Ltd. Auckland" - black text on the reverse of the plate, see image for complete text


Overall: 27mm (H) x 331mm (Dia)

Credit Line

Collection of the New Zealand Museum of the Everyday

Object Type

serving plates

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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