The tin glazed earthenware Breakfast Plates decorated in shades of blue with in the centre a Dutch brown sailng vessel in a Dutch landscape with a windmill. The pendant with a windmill (Bovenkruier) in a Dutch landscape. The rims decorated with stylized floral motifs.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & O = 1893
Two painters worked on both plates.
Painter’s initials: CK = Georg Conrad Kunz
Employment dates : Sept. 7th 1891 - 1940
AG = Andreas Petrus Guerrain. June 6th 1887 - 1938
Impressed mark: Joost Thooft & La Bouchere in a circle
This kind of breakfast plates ( Model Ontbijtbord ) are shown in : Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson Page 56 fig.06 -56 & Page 111, Figure 10 – 06
Diameter: 22,2 cm. (8,7 inches.)
Weight : Mill 459 / Boot 464 grams.