The round cloisonné tile decorated in blue & white with a windmill (Bovenkruier) in a Dutch landscape.
Marked on the back with:
WESTRAVEN - UTRECHT.
Made in Holland.
By Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Aardewerk
Utrecht - Holland - Circa 1950.
Diam : 21,4 cm. ( 8,4 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.