3584 – Frau Holle plate

Physical description:
Large china plate in blue and white colours. On the reverse it has MMMMM, 1977 and two crossed swords on it in blue. There is also a plate hanger.
Museum classification:
Goddess or Images of Witchcraft
Size:
26cm diameter
Information:

Blue and white Meissen Meissen Märchenteller " FRAU HOLLE " plate 1. Wahl 1977

Showing Frau Holle shaking out the pillow or duvet.  The feathery down from inside turns into snow as she shakes.  Frau Holle is connected with Mother Goose and the winter Goddess.  See also objects: 515, 2699, 1880 and 3583.  

http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/object/mother-goose-figure/

Resource:
Object
Materials:
China/porcelain
Copyright ownership:
Meissen