The square majolica cloisonné tile decorated in colours with a windmill (Paltrok wippmill )in a Dutch landscape.
Marked on the back with:
WESTRAVEN - UTRECHT.
By Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Aardewerk
Utrecht - Holland - Circa 1945.
10,5 x 10,5 cm. (4,1 x 4,1 inches.)
Januari 31th 1661. Van der Schilde & Pothuysen started de “pannenbakkerij” in Utrecht on the “ Vaartse Rhine“ for the production of roof tiles. Later they also produce wall tiles & interior items. After 1945 they are bought by De Porceleyne Fles.( Royal Delft ) and in 1994 the factory moves to Delft, part of Royal Delft and than only production with transfer technique.