The hand painted tin glazed earthenware charger decorated in shades of blue in the centre with a windmill (bovenkruier) on a waterfront in a Dutch winter landscape with a row of trees. The rim with stylized flowers and leaves. Under right: naar F.J. du Chattel. After a painting by Fredericus Jacobus van Rossum du Chattel. (Leiden 1856 - 1917 Yokohama – Japan.) He painted a lot near the river Vecht in the state Utrecht. Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & K = 1889
Painter’s initials: HB = Hendrik Christian Bottelier
Employment dates: 1880 - Feb. 5th 1924.
Impressed mark: Joost Thooft & La Bouchere in a circle.
Several chargers are shown in - Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Ericksonon Pages 117,123 & 124
Diameter: 38,5 cm. (15,2 inches.)
Weight: 1873 grams.