The rare tin glazed earthenware candelabre with two candleholders decorated in shades of blue with Dutch brown sailing vessels in a cartouche, the other with a Dutch landscape with a windmill and a sailing vessel. The reverse both with flowering plants. Signed on the inside of the bottom in underglaze blue for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
Left = DELFT - HOLLAND & AF = 1910.
Painter’s initials: JV = Johannes Dominicus van Velzen
Employment dates: 1 Nov. 1886 – 1938 (Hairline bottom back)
Right = DELFT - HOLLAND & AH = 1912.
Painter’s initials: AG = Andreas Petrus Guerrain
Employment dates: June 6th 1887 - 1938
This item is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft on page 157 - Fig.12-15. Model Kandelabre No:2 D.89-1073 with landscape décor.
N.B. Sold as set with the mantel clock
Height: 29,5 cm. (11,6 inches.)
Width: 13,5 cm. (5,3 inches.)
Depth: 7,8 cm. (3,1 inches.)
Weight: 760 & 756 grams.