The tin glazed earthenware oval platter decorated in shades of blue with two Dutch brown sailingvessels and a windmill in a Dutch landscape in a cartouche and surrounded with stylized flowers & ELB ANNO 1575 (= Heirs / Erven Lucas Bols - Amsterdam Anno 1575.) the oldest Genever distilled brand LUCAS BOLS in Amsterdam, established in Amsterdam in 1575.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AD = 1908
Painter’s initials: TD = Lambertus Gerardus Nicolaas ten Dam
Employment dates: 1890 - jan. 1919.
This platter is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 204 - Fig.14 -12
Length: 41,4 cm. (16,3 inches.)
Width: 30,4 cm. (12 inches.)
Weight: 1.345 grams.