The rectangular cloisonné tile decorated in colours with the “Waag" in Alkmaar. Text under
ALKMAAR - WAAG
Marked on the back for:
WESTRAVEN - UTRECHT.
MADE IN HOLLAND.
By Westraven Anno 1661 Delfts Aardewerk
Utrecht - Holland - Circa 1945.
15 x 10,3 cm. (5,9 x 4,9 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 movces to Delft, part of Royal Delft and only production with transfer technique.