The center of the tin glazed earthenware farming plate decorated in blue with two men with hay on the field. In the rim with stylized motifs and the text:
WOEKER MET U TIJD. * 1930 * (Be rampant with your time.)
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AZ = 1930
Two painters worked on this plate:
Painter’s initials: VB = Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik van Baarsel.
Employment dates: June 30th 1893 - 1944 or 1945.
Painter’s initials: AG = Andreas Petrus Guerrain
Employment dates: June 6th 1887 - 1938
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 144 - Fig. 11 -73. Only 355 plates were produced.
Diam.: 24,8 cm. (9,8 inches.)
Weight: 583 grams.