The large tin glazed earthenware lidded jar decorated in shades of blue with a Dutch romantic river landscape in a cartouche surrounded with flowering peonies. The domed cover decorated en suite with flowering peonies and with a sitting lion, looking forward, as finial.
Signed on the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & 1653 - 1953
300 Years anniversary of De Porceleyne Fles.
Painter: JD = Johannes Th. Dessens
Inside cover also signed also JD
Employment dates 1939 - 1983
Comparable item is shown in - Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson Page 61 - Fig. 07-02
Height: 47,5 cm. (18,7 inches.)
Weight: 4.136 grams