The hand painted tin glazed earthenware charger decorated in shades of blue in the centre with a female shepherd with sheep on a road surrounded with trees and farmers buildings on the left. Under right: naar v.d. Sande Bakhuijzen. After a painting by: Hendrikus van de Sande Bakhuijzen. (The Hague 1795 - 1860.) The rim with stylized flowers and leaves. Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & L = 1890
Painter’s initials: CK = Not identified
Impressed mark: Joost Thooft & La Bouchere in a circle.
Several chargers are shown in - Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson Page117,123 & 124
Diameter: 38,5 cm. (15,2 inches.)
Weight: 1.892 grams.