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Delftware
Jim’s Vase9 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Delftware

Analysis:

  • 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

Dear Jim, your vase was made in Delft! It is marked for the Royal Delft factory, the only 17th century pottery still in production today in Delft. The vase is beautifully handmade, but not antique. The initials DI underneath the mark date it to 1989.

The pattern with underglaze blue and overglaze red and gilding is famous. It was first used by the Greek A pottery in Delft in the period 1701-1722. We call it a 'chinoiserie' because the garden scenes with birds were imitated and adapted from Chinese porcelain.

Royal Delft is known for making beautiful versions of this pattern throughout the 20th century. On the lower left are the painter's initials APR of painter A. Pronk, active 1980-1996.

Not Delftware
Slanke "Delfts" blauwe vaas11 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. 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
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Zoals u al als mogelijkheid geeft is de vaas inderdaad in Maastricht gemaakt. De Mosa fabriek past het gestempelde 'Delft' merk toe tussen circa 1900 en 1930. Het drukdecor is geïnspireerd door Delfts aardewerk. 

Not Delftware
dekselvaas met voetjes11 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. 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 non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

De dekselvaas is gemerkt voor aardewerkfabriek Velsen in Velsen/Sassenheim, het werd vermoedelijk tussen 1940 en 1990 gemaakt. De versiering met bloemen is geïnspireerd door Delfts aardewerk uit de 17de eeuw. 

Not Delftware
Kommetje op poten8 February 2021

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
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Het kommetje is gemerkt voor de Goudse fabriek Regina, het werd toegepast tussen 1945 en 1979. 

Not Delftware
Oval, tin glazed hand painted platter9 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • Tin-glazed earthenware Earthenware with a glaze to which tin oxide has been added to make it opaque white. Delftware produced before 1850 is always covered with a tin glaze. Read more

This platter with hunting scene wasn't made is Delft. The colour of the base and the three loops are not characteristic of the Delft production. Could this perhaps be French?

Not Delftware
Matth.5.1.10 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Het bord is gemerkt voor de Friese plaats Workum en zal in de 20ste eeuw gemaakt zijn. 'Delfts blauw' verwijst in dit geval naar de inspiratiebron van de decoratie. In de 18de eeuw werden in Delft twaalfdelige bordensets gemaakt met bijbels voorstellingen. 

Indeterminable
Spreukenbord 7 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Indeterminable

Analysis:

  • Can not be determined based on current information To properly assess this object, more information or more or better photos are needed.

Op basis van de foto lijkt het om een later bord uit eind 19de of begin 20ste eeuw te gaan. In Noord-Frankrijk werden door een fabriek in Dèvres goede imitaties van 17de- en 18de-eeuws Delfts aardewerk gemaakt, waaronder ook spreukenborden. Het blauw lijkt heel hard en de randdecoratie vrij grof. Met zekerheid is het niet vast te stellen. 

Not Delftware
2 kruiken met vogel/bloemversiering in kleur7 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Het monogram BKF is van Boch Frères Keramis, België, actief vanaf 1841. Een datering van het gebruik van het merk is nog niet bekend:

De merken - Royal Boch

Het patroon is geïnspireerd door Delfts aardewerk uit circa 1700 zoals onder andere door plateelbakkerij De Paauw werd toegepast. 

Not Delftware
Schotel met spreuk7 February 2021

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • Tin-glazed earthenware Earthenware with a glaze to which tin oxide has been added to make it opaque white. Delftware produced before 1850 is always covered with a tin glaze. 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

We sluiten ons graag aan bij Jeroen: Fries tinglazuuraardewerk uit de 2de helft van de 19de eeuw. 

Delftware
VAAS MET VOGEL4 January 2021

Verdict:

  • Delftware

Analysis:

  • Tin-glazed earthenware Earthenware with a glaze to which tin oxide has been added to make it opaque white. Delftware produced before 1850 is always covered with a tin glaze. 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
  • Unmarked An unmarked object does not necessarily mean that it is not Delftware. Only about 1/3 of all Delftware is marked. Read more
  • Can not be determined based on current information To properly assess this object, more information or more or better photos are needed.

Door de slijtage van de vaas is niet helemaal duidelijk of het in Delft gemaakt is of mogelijk ook nog later in Noord-Frankrijk. In ieder geval ontzettend leuk alle berichten te lezen en veel plezier met de vaas gewenst.