The tin glazed earthenware plate commemorating the 300 years anniversary of Hugo De Groot publishing of De Jure Belli ac Pacis (On the Law of War and Peace). The plate decorated in shades of blue with in the centre the statue of De Groot in Delft .(1886 by F.L. Stracké) The rim with stylized floral swags and the text:
HUGO GROTIUS and under: 1625 * De Jure Belli ac Pacis * Jus Gentium * 1925
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AU = 1925
Two painters worked on this plate:
Painter: VL = Janvan Lijnschooten.
Employment dates: 1889 - 1935
Painter: AG = Andreas Petrus Guerain.
Employment dates: Jun.6th 1887 - 1938
This plate is shown in DELFTWARE - History of a national product De Porceleyne Fles . Page 157 fig. 3 = Number 228
Diam.: 25,5 cm. (10 inches.)