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  • Delftware


  • Delftware, but made after 1850 After 1850, the earthenware production technique changed at the only remaining pottery in Delft. This technique goes beyond the scope of this website. 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
  • Mark of a Delft pottery/factory In the 19th century, a financial incentive arose to sell more new earthenware as antique Delftware, sometimes even bearing fake Delft factory marks. Read more

De Porceleyne Fles, tegenwoordig bekend als Royal Delft, is de enige nog overgebleven fabriek in Delft. Opgericht in 1653 zagen ze na een sterke afname in vraag 200 jaar later een herleving nadat Joost Thooft de fabriek kocht in 1876. De jaarletter BF staat voor 1936.

De Porceleyne Fles, nowadays known as Royal Delft, is the only still active factory in the city of Delft. Founded in 1653, after a strong decline in demand 200 years later, they saw a revival after Joost Thooft purchased the factory in 1876. The yearcode BF equals 1936.