The center of the antique tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in blue with a sailing vessel taking down the sails and entering an harbour. In the rim with stylized floral swags in the top the text:
Door Sa’am te Overleggen – En’t Goede Woord te zeggen. 1922
Under: VAART MEN ALTIJD WEL (By working together and by spreading the good word we will always prosper.)
Designed by Leon Senf.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AR = 1922
Painter’s initials: VB = Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik van Baarsel.
Employment dates: June 30th 1893 - 1944 or 1945.
This item is mentioned in in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 142.
Diam.: 22,3 cm. (8,8 inches.)
Weight: 499 grams.