The center of the antique tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in blue with a lighthouse on a stormy sea with Dutch brown sailing vessels. In a cloud written OORLOG (War)
In the rim with stylized floral swags the text:
Slechts door arbeid,tot het licht. 1921
(Only through labour will we get to the light.)
Designed by Leon Senf.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND ANNO 1921
Painter: VP = Petrus Franciscus Vreeswijk
Employment dates: 19 Oct. 1885 - 1934.
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 142 - Fig. 11 -63. Only 800 plates were produced.
Diam.: 22,5 cm. (8,9 inches.)
Weight: 465 grams.