Passion for Dutch Delftware


When Chinese porcelain was introduced in Europe around 1600 it ignited the production of ceramics in the Dutch city of Delft. Delft potters became trendsetters and soon went ‘from imitation to inspiration,’ their objects being copied in many European factories and even in late 17th century China and Japan (history).

Aronson Antiquairs has since 1881 shared the passion for Dutch Delftware with private collectors and museum and corporate curators around the world. For generations the Aronson family members have strived to gain and maintain the confidence of its clientele to collect the finest Delftware available.

Robert Aronson, specialist in 17th and 18th century Dutch Delftware and a “master in Delft blue” (magazine Residence) has “some of the world’s most sought-after example of rare Dutch Delftware” (Artdaily.org). The Financial Times recently wrote that Delft at Aronson’s are “collectables to be discovered” and the Wall Street Journal calls them “exquisite antique examples” in their article “Delight in blue and white.



“At Aronson of Amsterdam, there are brilliant examples of Dutch delftware …
(If you thought delft was all blue and white, you’re wrong.)”

 

– The New York Times.

 

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Today already our third video, this one about an icon in Dutch Delftware; a blue and white bowl and cover flower vase (tulip vase). Eight days until the opening of TEFAF Maastricht, come back in the coming days and see me discuss a new Delftware highlight in this years collection. ... See MoreSee Less

Robert D. Aronson discussing a blue and white bowl and cover flower vase, made in Adrianus Kocx, owner of The Greek A factory in Delft around 1695. One of th...

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TEFAF Maastricht is imminent! Just received my new publication, with a beautiful cover by Marie Cecile Thijs Photography. What an exciting cooperation! Come see one of her famed works in my stand! ... See MoreSee Less

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Nine days until the opening of TEFAF Maastricht. Come back every day and see me discuss a new Delftware highlight in this years collection. Today the second item; a pair of yellow-ground jardinières. ... See MoreSee Less

Robert D. Aronson discussing a pair of yellow-ground polychrome jardinières and stands, made in Delft around 1760. One of the highlights for TEFAF Maastricht...

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