The square cloisonné tile decorated in colours with a windmill (Bovenkruier ) in a Dutch landscape.
Marked on the back with:
WESTRAVEN - UTRECHT.
Made in Holland.
By Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Aardewerk
Utrecht - Holland - Anno 1949.
15x 15 cm. ( 5,9 x 5,9 inches.)
Januari 31th 1661 Van der Schilde & Pothuysen started de “ pannenbakkerij ” in Utrecht on the “ Vaartse Rhine “ for the production of roof tiles.Later they also produce wall tiles & interior items. After 1945 they are bought by De Porceleyne Fles.( Royal Delft ) and in 1994 the factory moves to Delft, part of Royal Delft and than only production with transfer technique.