The tin glazed earthenware charger decorated in shades of blue with playing children with a wicker crib on the beach of Scheveningen (The Haque) Under naar Israëls. The rim decorated with floral motifs.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & BN = 1944
Two painters worked on this “painting on clay.”
Painter’s initials: VB = Willem Alexander Karel Hendrik Frederik van Baarsel.
Employment dates: June 30th 1893 - 1944 or 1945.
Painter’s initials: JD = Johannes Th. Dessens
Employment dates: 1939 - 1983
This type of charges is shown in: Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson on page 122 Fig.10-4 & page 124 Fig.10-52
Diameter: 40,8 cm. (16,1 inches.)
Weight: 1.947 gram.