The very rare large tin glazed earthenware charger, a so called cart wheel, decorated in shades of blue with four birds under a flowering plant. The rim decorated with symmetric and floral motifs. Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & AD = 1908.
Painter’s initials: JV = Johannes Dominicus van Velzen
Employment dates: 1 Nov. 1886 – 1938
Impressed mark: Joost Thooft & La Bouchere in a circle.
Diameter: 63 cm. (24,8 inches.)
Weight: 7,3 kilograms.