The rare tin glazed plaque decorated in the 18th century tradition as Encre de Chine in sepia with the interior of the New Church (The Coronation Church next to the Royal Palace) on the Dam in Amsterdam. Under right: Naar J. Bosboom. After a drawing by Johannes Bosboom. (Dutch painter, The Haque 1817 - 1891.) Only 75 items were made for the famous shop Focke & Meltzer on the Spui / Kalverstraat in Amsterdam (F&M.) Surrrounded with a rim decorated in multi colours with scrolled foliage.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue with:
Interieur Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND - Anno 1975
F&M Monumentenjaar 1975 6 / 75
Painter’s signature: MKR = Martinus C. Krieger. Painter & Designer.
Employment dates: 1955 - present (= in 2003.)
Height: 42 cm. (16,6 inches.)
Width: 37 cm. (14,6 inches.)