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19Oct 14

Leading experts in this field

For an account of the current state of collections of Delft faience, we have asked Robert Aronson for enlightenment, one of the leading experts in this field, as well as the heir to a long and distinguished antiques tradition in Amsterdam ( — "per avere…

06Sep 14

Collectors’ Focus

Apollo, March 2014, pp. 172-173 Delftware has been collected since the early 17th century, but it is the English variety that commands the highest prices. The market is rather selective, but renewed dealer interest suggest delft – both Dutch and British – is increasingly sought…

10Aug 14

Article Universe Magazine

‘Rare antiques; Robert D. Aronson is the fifth generation to manage Aronson Antiquairs, a family firm founded in 1881. Based in the heart of Amsterdam’s Old Town, he has made a speciality of Dutch Delftware, pottery made in the Netherlands during the 17th and 18th…

09Aug 14
Article Winkelstories

Article Winkelstories

‘In Amsterdam zijn nog zeven kunsthandels/antiquairs, die hun oorsprong hebben in de 19de eeuw, terwijl het ook nog familiebedrijven zijn. Aronson Antiquairs sinds 1969 gevestigd in de Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 39, is daar één van.’ (‘There are seven art/antiques dealers still in Amsterdam, who have their…

08Aug 14

Article Het Laatste Nieuws, Belgium

'Amsterdam Pan - De Nederlandse Kunst- en Antiekbeurs heet nu 'Eigentijds' te zijn. U kan dus rekenen op een zeer ruim aanbod, met Nederlandse accenten in design, juwelen, schilderkunst en aardewerk. Delft blijft een van de sterke punten van deze beurs en de stand van…

07Aug 14
Article Herald Tribune

Article Herald Tribune

By Heidi Ellison March 14-15, 2009 Robert Aronson’s enthusiasm for his specialty, Dutch Delftware, is contagious. “This is our strongest and most diverse collection in many years,” he says, and that’s saying something, since the Amsterdam-based family business, Aronson Antiquairs, has been in operation for…

06Aug 14
Article Kunst & Antiek Journaal

Article Kunst & Antiek Journaal

‘Een unieke Delftse plaque - Op de komende PAN zal in de stand van Aronson Antiquairs een unieke Delftse plaque worden gepresenteerd ... die u zeker ... moet gaan zien.’ (‘A unique Dutch Delftware plaque - At the upcoming PAN fair a unique Dutch Delftware…

05Aug 14

Article Chapeau!

‘First “green” stand at TEFAF ... Sustainability is a hot topic these days. TEFAF also wants to play its part in efforts to protect the planet and above all promote the careful use of energy resources. Antiques dealer Robert Aronson from Amsterdam will have a…

04Aug 14
Article Herald Tribune

Article Herald Tribune

By Heidi Ellison March 8-9, 2008 In case anyone still thinks of antique dealers as being quaint and old-fashioned, that image will be quickly dispelled by an encounter with Robert Aronson, a specialist in Dutch Delftware, Asian art and Continental furniture, at the Aronson Antiquairs…

03Aug 14
Article Kunst & Antiek Journaal

Article Kunst & Antiek Journaal

‘Uniek Delfts aardewerk ... Jarenlang was het niet bekend waar zich de belangrijke collectie Delfts aardewerk van dr. F.H. Fentener van Vlissingen bevond. Onlangs echter wist Robert Aronson er vijftien belangrijke stukken uit te kopen. ...’ (‘Unique Dutch Delftware ... For years it was unknown…

03Aug 14
Article Financieele Dagblad

Article Financieele Dagblad

‘... Aronson Antiquairs uit Amsterdam brengt op Tefaf daarom een absoluut topstuk van Neerlands Handelsroem: een Hoppesteyn-schotel met chinoiseriedecor uit de late 17e eeuw. ...’ (... Aronson Antiquairs from Amsterdam will therefor bring an absolute highlight of the Dutch traders fame: a Hoppesteyn dish with…

02Aug 14

Article China Finance Online

‘...Aronson of Amsterdam, founded in 1881, offers some of the earliest and rarest ceramics objects produced by the Delft factories in the 17th and 18th centuries...’ 金融界 ( China Finance Online – the Only US-listed Chinese Online Financial Information/Service Company) January 4, 2008 website

01Aug 14
Dave R. Aronson

Dave R. Aronson

Dave Aronson was Europe’s leading expert on Delft earthenware. With its blue-and-white pattern it is reckoned to be the oldest in Europe, going back to the 16th century and predating Sèvres, Meissen and Wedgwood porcelain. Aronson did not undergo any formal training to acquire his…

30Jul 14

Article Antiques And The Arts Weekly

‘Returning after a five-year absence is Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam, best known for Seventeenth Century and Eighteenth Century delftware. Founded by patriarch Leon Aronson in 1881, the family-owned business is directed by father and son Dave and Robert Aronson.’ writing about The Winter Antiques Show,…

29Jul 14

Article Antiques Trade Gazette

‘... Aronson Antiquairs at Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, Amsterdam, is known internationally as a top dealership in Dutch faience, particularly Delftware. ... Dave Aronson is a Maastricht fixture, not just as a long-time exhibitor but also as chairman of antiques at the fair ... and chairman of…

28Jul 14
Article Veranda

Article Veranda

‘… Among the decorative arts, nothing is perhaps more Dutch than Delftware. These striking blue and white as well as polychrome ceramics have long been a staple of important American collections, including those of the Fricks and Mellons … Robert Aronson of Amsterdam-based Aronson Antiquairs,…

26Jul 14
Article Weltkunst (about TEFAF Maastricht)

Article Weltkunst (about TEFAF Maastricht)

‘… Datierte Delfter Keramiek ist selten, doch kann Aronson (Amsterdam) einen Krug mit der Datierung 1754 anbieten…’ (…Dated Dutch Delftware is rare, yet Aronson (Amsterdam) is able to offer a jug bearing the date 1754…) Weltkunst (about TEFAF Maastricht) March 2006 website

20Jul 14

More in the press about Aronson Antiquairs

‘…Nu, 125 jaar later, is Aronson Antiquairs dé wereldwijde spacialist op het gebied van Delfts aardewerk.’ (…Now, 125 years later, Aronson Antiquairs is the worldwide specialist in the field of Dutch Delftware.) More Than Classic Nr. 1 - 2006 website 'De Amsterdamse Dave Aronson staat…

01Jul 14

Article Antiques & Fine Art

‘...A pair of magnificent polychrome and gilded Chinoiserie vases, Delft, circa 1680-85, at Aronson Antiquairs.’ Discussing the also illustrated pair of Hoppesteyn vases as a hightlight at TEFAF Maastricht Antiques & Fine Art Summer 2011

15Jan 14

Drink Up!

In New York, January 2014 Oh, those wild and crazy 18th-century Dutch. What party animals they were.

16Mar 12

Seen and Heard at the European Fine Art Fair: TEFAF Day One

Robert Aronson, the Amsterdam dealer known for his spectacular Delft pottery, nixed rumors that the recent hike in the Dutch Value Added Tax to 19% might prompt TEFAF to move to Brussels. "No one on the executive committee wants that," says Aronson, who is himself an…

03Jan 12
20 Reasons To Love Americana, Day 4

20 Reasons To Love Americana, Day 4

ANTIQUES AND THE ARTS WEEKLY, JANUARY 3, 2012 Today’s blog showcasing standout examples of Americana that will be offered at the Winter Antiques Show January 19–29 at New York City’s Park Avenue Armory proves that two are better than one with a rare pair of…

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