The rectangular cloisonné tile decorated in colours with a windmill (Paltrok or wipp mill ).
Marked on the back with:
WESTRAVEN - UTRECHT.
MADE IN HOLLAND.
By Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Aardewerk
Utrecht - Holland - Circa 1945.
10.5 x 5,2 cm. (4,1 x 2 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.