The tin glazed earthenware plaque decorated in shades of blue with a bird of paradise sitting on rockwork between flowering plants and a flying insect. This plaque has a nice, pierced shell shaped hanger on the top.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AR = 1922
Painter’s initials: VL = T. A.B. van Lingen
Employment dates:28 March 1893 - 1945
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 187 - Fig.13-22 as Model XII 29
Height: 26 cm. (10,24 inches.)
Width: 28,5 cm. (11,22 inches.)
Weight: 814 grams.