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Antique Dutch Pottery inspired by Chinese porcelain Aronson Antiquairs

Chinese Kraak-Porcelain and its Dutch Counterpart

Although the origins of Dutch Delftware lay partly in majolica, which was based on southern European models, the seventeenth century also shows a strong Chinese influence on the Dutch pottery. This has of course everything to do with the arrival of the Chinese porcelain on the Dutch market in the same century, which had an…

Origin of Dutch Delftware with Majolica Plate

The Origins of Dutch Delftware

Everyone knows the blue and white vases, plates and dishes, which were made in the seventeenth and eighteenth century in the city of Delft inspired by and sometimes direct imitations of Chinese porcelain. Although the arrival of the Chinese porcelain by the Dutch East India Company in the early seventeenth century influenced Dutch pottery enormously,…

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