19th Century Delft Vase
Delft pottery, also known as Delftware, is a type of earthenware that is characterized by its blue and white decoration. It originated in the Dutch city of Delft in the 17th century and quickly became popular throughout Europe. Delftware is typically decorated with intricate designs of flowers, birds, and landscapes, and is known for its fine details and delicate brushwork.
The production of Delftware involves several steps, including shaping the clay into the desired form, applying a white glaze, and then hand-painting the blue decoration onto the glaze. The blue pigment used in Delftware is made from cobalt oxide, which gives the pottery its distinctive blue color. Delftware is often associated with the Dutch Golden Age, when it was produced in large quantities and exported all over the world. Today, Delft pottery is still produced in the Netherlands and is highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts.
This stunning Delft Blue and White Hand Painted Flared Earthenware Vase is an exquisite piece of Dutch heritage that perfectly embodies the rich culture and history of the region. The octagonal ribbed body is decorated with Dutch scenes in shield-shaped cartouches surrounded by bands of floral and geometric designs, all expertly hand-painted by skilled artisans. With a height of 11-3/4″ and a diameter of 6-1/8″, this piece is perfectly sized for display in any space.
Dating back to the 19th century, this Delft Blue and White Hand Painted Flared Earthenware is a testament to the quality and craftsmanship of the era. The hand-painted designs on the earthenware showcase the intricate