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 a windmill and a view on the city Delft. 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 & AJ = 1914
Painter’s initials: VL = Theodorus Antonius Bernardus van Lingen.
Employment dates: 1893-1945.
Simular item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 152 - Fig. 12 - 01
N.B. Sold as set with the candelabra.
Height: 38 cm. (15 inches.)
Width: 23 cm. (9,1 inches.)
Depth: 15,5 cm. (6,1 inches.)
Weight: 4.307 grams.