The tin glazed earthenware charger decorated in shades of blue with a sailing vessel. The rim with floral swags and the name of the vessel SAGRES II. Signed on the back in underglaze blue for:
DELFT Handpainted. Made in Holland
Model number 436 & a crowned WB for
Firma Van der Want & Barras, Kunstaardewerkfabriek REGINA
Serie 438 = 9 Grandiose Tall Ships (Sail 1980 in Amsterdam.)
GOUDA - HOLLAND
Diam.: 29 cm. (11,4 inches.)
Weight: 931 grams.
The ship is a steel-built three masted barque, with square sails on the fore and main masts and gaff rigging on the mizzen mast. Built in 1937 in Hamburg and since 1961 in the Portugese Navy. Home Port Lisbon.90 meters. Should have joined the Sail Amsterdam 2020.
Sail Amsterdam 1975, 1980, 1985. 1990. 1995, 2005, 2015