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. Produced during the Second World War.
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.