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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Lancering DelftsAardewerk.nl

November 13, 2014, 3:00pm - November 13, 2014, 10:00am

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

De directeuren van Museum Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Paleis Het Loo, Museum Prinsenhof Delft en Rijksmuseum nodigen u van harte uit voor de lancering van de website Delftsaardewerk.nl op donderdag 13 november 2014 in het Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. Programma 14.30 uur - Inloop 15.00 uur - Welkom door Benno Tempel, directeur Gemeentemuseum Den Haag 15.10 uur - Lancering Delftsaardewerk.nl door Patrick van Mil, directeur Erfgoed Delft 15.15 uur • Nicole Uniquole (zelfstandig tentoonstellingsmaker, initiatiefnemer Meesterlijk) ‘Delft & Dutch Design. Erfgoed als inspiratiebron’ • Jan Tichelaar (Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum) ‘Toekomst bouwen met keramiek’ • Robert Aronson (Aronson Antiquairs Amsterdam) ‘Nieuwe ontdekking: Delftse bouquetières’ 16.00 uur - Borrel Wij heten u graag welkom in het Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. RSVP voor 7 november 2014 via delftsaardewerk@gemeentemuseum.nl Dresscode: blauw

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