The small tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with a sailing boat in a Dutch landscape with a windmill in the Gemeente Kaag & Brasem with the text: KAAGWEEK 1921 . The rim decorated with floral motifs. Made for the annual sailing competition at the KAAG (Holland, Near Leiden.)
These smaller 18 cm. (7,1 inches) plates were made for sale, the larger 22,5 cm.
(8,9 inches) plates as first, second or third price.
Similar item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page150 & 151 - Fig.11.98
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AQ = 1921
Two painters worked on this plate.
Painter:mPG = Petrus Johannes Gerbrands
Employment dates: April 3th,1890-1931.
& VL = Johannes (Jan) van Lijnschooten
Employment dates: 16 Sept. 1889 - 1935
Diameter: 17,9 cm. (7,1 inches.)
Weight: 263 grams.