The Antique Dutch Blue & White Delft Dish. of shaped vorm, decorated in shades of blue with a crane ,
amidst flowering peonies and insects, . surrounded with peacock feathers and flowers..
The rims of the dish with a scallopped patern with flowers and peacock feathers.
Inspired after the Chinese blue and white porcelain. In the far east a crane was a symbol of long life.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue with an axe for:
DE PORCELEYNE BEYL
Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, page 76.
DELFT – HOLLAND,
Diam . : 25.5 cm. ( 10 inches. )