The single handled tin glazed earthenware jug decorated in shades of blue with a roundel within The Sneker Water Poort / Gateway from 1613 of Sneek. The reverse with a roundel with flowering plants.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & R = 1896
Two painters worked on this item
Painter’s initials: CK = Georg Conrad Kunz
Employment dates: Sept. 7th, 1891 - 1940
Painter’s initials: PD = Petrus Leonardus Dijkman
Employment dates: 11 April 1882 - 1922
This kind of Plegrim jug is shown in: Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Ericksonbon Page 84 Fig.08-07. Jugs painted with city scenes. Usually Delft, were more expensive, and far less common.
Height: 25,7 cm. (10,1 inches.)
Weight: 842 grams