Gouda charger, ‘Unique’ ware, bird by Johannes van Schaick c.1930
Gouda charger, the shallow lobed rim form with large slip painting of a yellow bird on branches. Extensive marks including ‘UNIQUE / PLAZUID’ painters mark JvS for Circa 1935
Johannes van Schaick was a designer with Gouda 1920-51, and was responsible for some amazing designs in the 1925 Arts Decoratifs display in Paris including lustre pieces. The mark dates this post- 1928: The word 'Plazuid' was an abbreviated form of Plateelbakkerij Zuid-Holland.