Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger

Antique Blue and White Delft Charger

c. 1780 Netherlands

Offered by Bardith

US$1,500 usd
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Antique Blue and White Delft charger with a well painted landscape showing a house and trees. The decoration is crisp. The scene is framed by an attractive double border, and completed with a slip decorated orange/brown border.

The technique of making Delft was first described in writing by Gerrit Paape in "The delft Pottery Maker" written in 1794. Dedicated to Lambertus Sanderus, the owner of De Porceleyne Claeuw (The Porcelain Claw). Delft faience began in the 17th century. Much of the finest Delft was produced in the Dutch city of Delft. The Delft potters began to coat their pots completely in white tin glaze. They then began to cover the white tin-glaze with clear glaze, which gave depth to the fired surface and smoothness to cobalt blues. Over time they created a good resemblance to porcelain. By circa 1650 the technical skills of the potters and painters were much improved, and delft began its golden age.
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 2.00 inch (5.08 cm)
Width 13.75 inch (34.92 cm)
Depth 2.00 inch (5.08 cm)
Diameter 13.75 inch (34.92 cm)
Stock Code
012
Medium
Delft
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