The tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with the standing Dutch Lion within the fence and the tex : BLIJFT WAAKZAAM. (Remain Alert.) & under the date 1916. The rim with the patriotic Apples of Orange. (=Dutch Royal Family.)
Designed by Leon Senf
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND - ANNO 1916
Painter’s initials: VHD = Jacobus Bernardus Johannes v.d. Horst
Employment dates : July 1th 1883 – March 15th 1918
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 136 - Fig. 11 -41. Some 1670 plates were produced.
Diam.: 18,2 cm. (7.2 inches.)
Weight: 308 grams.