The tin glazed charger of shaped vorm, decorated in shades of blue with a crane, amidst flowering peonies and insects, surrounded with peacock feathers and flowers. The rim 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.
Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, page 76.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue with a claw for:
DE PORCELEYNE KLAAUW
DELFT – HOLLAND,
Diam.: 35,5 cm. (14 inches.)
Weight: 1.473 grams.