The oval tin glazed earthenware jardiniere with two scrolled ears decorated in shades of blue with a windmill on a waterfront with Dutch brown sailingvessels in a landscape in a cartouche, surrounded with flowering plants. and stylized flowers in a cartouche. The opposite with windmills on a waterfront.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & H = 1886
Painter’s initials: JV = Johannes Visser
Employment dates: 1 May 1882 - 1943
Impressed mark: Joost Thooft & La Bouchere in a circle.
This item is NOT noticed in the book Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson. On page 92 the later model Jardinière ovaal no. 3, VII 8.
Height: 17 cm. (6,7 inches.)
Width: 36 cm (14,2 inches.)
Weight: 2.309 grams.