A large, antique Delft blue and white tile showing an interior scene with a young woman sewing with a gilt frame. This tile was modeled after an original watercolor painting by artist Christoffel Bisschop (Dutch, 1828-1904). Painted in 1882-83, it is titled The Sunny Nook (Het zonnige hoekje': jonge vrouw in een kamer te Hindelopen), Hindeloopen Young Woman and is now in the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam).
Royal Delft is the only remaining factory of the 32 earthenware factories that were established in Delft in the 17th century.
Royal Delft (De Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles) (Delft, Holland, 1653-present)
Maker's and date marks (on reverse).
Width 10.25 Depth 1.25 Height 14 in.
Sight: Width 7.5 Height 11 in.