The tin glazed earthenware large Louis XV mantel clock decorated in shades of blue with flowering plants in a cartouche, surrounded with flowering plants and other decorations. The lower cartouche on the belly with a view of a Dutch water landscape with windmills. In the column the circular white-enameled dial with black Roman numerals and five minutes marking and Arabic numerals 5 – 60 minutes. Original antique pendulum & 10 days movement. Strikes the full hours and once on the half hour.
Signed on the inside of the reverse in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & S = 1997
Two painters worked on this masterpiece.
Painter’s initials: PG = Petrus Johannes Gerbrands.
Employment dates: 1890 - 1931.
Painter’s initials: JAB = Jurrien Adrianus Burghoorn
Employment dates: October 17th 1892 - 1949
Simular item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 152 - Fig. 12 - 01
Height: 40 cm. (15,8 inches.)
Width: 27 cm. (10,6 inches.)
Depth: 18 cm. (7,1 inches,)
Weight: 3.610 grams.