The tin glazed earthenware rimmed charger decorated in shades shades of blue with a ‘Tronie‘ of a Man with a Feathered Beret. On the right: naar Rembrandt (62,5 x 47cm. Circa 1635 – 1640. Nowadays collection Mauritshuis The Hague.) The rim decorated with floral motifs.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AE = 1909
Two painters worked on this “ painting on clay.”
Painter’s initials: VHD = Jacobus Bernardus Johannes van.de Horst. Employment dates: July 1th 1883 – March 15th 1918
Painter’s initials: PD = Petrus Leonardus Dijkman. Employment dates: 11 April 1882 - 1922
Simular chargers shown in : Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson on page 121
Diameter: 40,7 cm. (16 inches.)
Weight: 2.052 grams.