The tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with a windmill and Dutch brown sailing vessels in the Gemeente Kaag & Brasem with the text: KAAGWEEK 1923. 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 & AS = 1923
Two painters worked on this plate.
Painter initialsAG = Andreas Petrus Guerrain
Employment dates: June 6th, 1887 - 1938
Painter’s initials: CK = Georg Conrad Kunz
Employment dates: Sept. 7th, 1891 - 1940
Diameter: 18 cm. (7,1 inches.)
Weight: 265 grams.