Reacties 2

The back of your sign says handpainted but that is only partly correct, most of it is silkscreen and less is brushwork. There is no factory hallmark, so it cannot be traced, regardless of whether the company still exists. Birth plates are made (hand painted, underglaze painting) at the Porceleyne Fles in Delft, see: royaldelft.com greeting jvdh.

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Hand-painted An important characteristic of authentic Delftware is that it is hand-painted. Printing techniques do not occur on this earthenware. Read more
  • Not hand-painted Due to historical research, we keep discovering more about the marks Delft potteries used. Would you like to learn more about these potteries? Read more