The tin glazed earthenware charger decorated in shades of blue with a Dutch brown sailing vessel with a couple and their dog standing on front of the ship. In the clouds two turtledoves and in a banderol the text:
VAART WEL EN VOOR DE WIND. Sail well (good luck) and for the wind ans under the Text: Op den Trouwdag van Hendrik Ruseler en Adriaantje ten Hooven. On the wedding day of…..
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 & BM = 1943
Two painters worked on this “painting on clay.”
Painter’s initials: HT = H.J. Tieman , Painter & Designer
Employment dates 1938 – 1982,
Painter’s initials: JM = Johannes Casper Wilhelm Marijnissen, Painter & Designer
Employment dates: 1920 - 1958
Diameter: 34,5 cm. (13,6 inches.)
Weight: 1.135 gram.