The center of the tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with a Dutch brown sailing vessel in an harbour. In the rim with floral swags in the top the text: ZORGT ZEILKLAAR TE ZIJN. Under: 1933
(Be prepared to sail.)
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & BC = 1931
Two painters worked on the painting on clay:
Painter: AG = Andreas Petrus Guerrain
Employment dates: June 6th 1887 - 1938.
Painter: VL = Jan van Lijnschooten
Employment dates:16 Sept.1889 - 1935
This item is mentioned in in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 145 in the sailing series.
Diam.: 25,2 cm. (9,9 inches.)
Weight: 484 grams.