The tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with a Dutch brown sailing vessel in windy water on sea. In the sail dated 1915. &. Houdt moedig zee. (keep brave sea.) The rim with the patriotic Aplles of Orange. (=Dutch Royal Family.)
Designed by Leon Senf
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AK = 1915
Painter: AG = Andreas Petrus Guerrain
Employment dates: June 6th 1887 - 1938.
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 136 - Fig. 11 -40.
Some 3000 plates were produced.
Diam.; 17,8 cm. (7 inches.)
Weight: 300 Grams.