Delft Blue

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  • Pair Blue and White Delft Mantle Jars Hand Painted Netherlands, Circa 1770

    $3,200.00

    This pair of Dutch Delft mantle jars shows a delightful rococo scene hand-painted on blue and white Delft. We see a pair of cows resting in a fenced area with a flock of birds in the sky and in the background fields and mountains. The finial on the cover is in the form of the traditional spotted lion.

    Dimensions: 14.5″ tall x 6.5″ diameter at the widest point x 4″ diameter at the base.

    Condition: Excellent with small edge chips invisibly restored

  • Antique Blue and White Delft Group Jars and Vases

    $11,600.00

    The jars and vases in this group were made in the 18th and 19th centuries. All are in excellent or very good condition, with slight edge chips invisibly restored. They range in size from 10.5″ tall to 23.5″ tall. They are well matched for color, with the largest single jar made in the late 19th century showing a bit of the pink body under the glaze.

    Condition: Very Good to Excellent

    Price for the group: $11,600

  • Blue and White Dutch Delft Jar Made Circa 1800

    $1,800.00

    This beautiful blue and white Delft jar was made in the Netherlands circa 1800. The jar is expertly hand-painted in deep cobalt blue with panels showing a chinoiserie scene. We see a pagoda with a songbird in a flower-filled garden. The shape of the jar is octagonal. The body and cover have ribs. The ribbing enhances the beauty of the jar as light plays over the ribbing. The cover has a traditional lion finial painted in deep blue. On the shoulder and around the base, we see symbols of good fortune.

    Dimensions: 13.5″ tall x 6.5″ at widest point x 4.25″ across the base

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White Delft Mantle Jar Netherlands circa 1780

    $1,640.00

    This charming blue and white Dutch Delft jar is decorated in shades of cobalt blue. Hand-painted in the late 18th century circa 1780, the jar mixes rococo and chinoiserie design elements. We see a modest house with blossoming fruit trees and pine trees. Beyond the house, we see water and a pagoda on the far shore. The cover is decorated with flowers. The finial on the cover has traditional blue stripes. On the reverse side of the jar is a single artemisia leaf, a Chinese symbol of wishes for good health. The shape of the jar is a traditional Dutch Delft round form rising from a round foot.

    Dimensions: 11.5″ tall x 6″ diameter at the widest point x 3.5″ diameter at the base

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair of Blue and White Delft Shallow Bowls Netherlands circa 1770

    $830.00

    This charming pair of hand-painted blue and white Dutch Delft bowls is decorated in two tones of cobalt blue. The decoration is delicate, simple, and informal. At the center, we see a bird atop flowers, some in full bloom, others budding or partially open. The border is decorated with additional flowers, buds, and an all-around vine. The edge of the bowl is painted with a traditional Delft ochre-colored slip.

    Dimensions: 9″ diameter x 1.75″ deep

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White Delft Dish Netherlands Circa 1800

    $430.00

    At the center of this lovely hand-painted blue and white Delft dish is a traditional chinoiserie view of a garden. We see an oversized peony, a willow tree, and rockwork. The wide border shows water lilies and flower buds. The artist used cobalt blue in various shades to enhance the beauty of the design. The dish was made circa 1800.

    Dimensions: 9″ diameter x 1″ height

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Blue and White Delft Plate with Bird Made Netherlands 18th Century Circa 1780

    $840.00

    This Delft dish is hand-painted in fabulous, bright cobalt blue. Its center shows a lovely garden with a songbird among flowers in full bloom and a willow tree with its branches hanging over the garden. The border of the dish is filled with floral decoration and scrolling vines. The edge is painted with a traditional yellow slip.* This dish was made in the Netherlands in the last quarter of the 18th century, circa 1780.

    Dimensions: 8.75″ diameter x 1.5″ height

    Condition: Excellent

    *For an image of an 18th-century blue and white Delft dish with this yellow slip, see L-P van Geenen, Dutch Delftware, Marks and Factories page 237

  • Large Blue and White Delft Jar Made Belgium Circa 1900

    $2,400.00

    This large Delft jar has a traditional bird and flower decoration painted on a white tin-glazed ground. We see birds in a garden of beautiful flowers. The design on the shoulders and cover is classic Delft, with panels decorated with blue flowers on white ground separated by blue background decorated with leaves and vines. A traditional lion finial tops the cover. The jar is octagonal with a light pink tone as the white tin glaze was painted in a way that lets a bit of the underlying clay show through. Made by Boch Frères Keramis in La Louvière, Belgium.
    Belgium was part of The Netherlands until 1831. Many of the early workers at Boch Frères Keramis were hired away from Dutch Delft factories. Begun in 1844, Boch Frères Keramis won a gold medal at the exhibition of Belgian industry in 1847. The underside of the jar is marked. From the marks, we date the jar to circa 1900.

    Dimensions: 23.5″ tall x 11″ across x 6.1 across the base

    Condition: Excellent with some faint lines in the glaze from the making.

  • Blue and White Delft Plate Made Circa 1800

    $480.00

    This lovely Delft plate is hand-painted in deep cobalt blue. Made in the Netherlands circa 1800, it shows flowers bursting into view. The border is decorated with panels depicting buds and flowers.

    Dimensions: 9.25″ diameter x 1″ height

    Condition: Excellent with small edge frits invisibly restored

  • Blue and White Delft Charger Made Netherlands circa 1770 Chinoiserie Decoration

    $960.00

    This blue and white Dutch Delft charger shows a chinoiserie scene in a lovely naive style. The chinoiserie scene in the center of the charger includes three unique viewpoints. On one side, we see a flower and buds in a vase. On the other side, we see stacks of water with pagodas at the water’s edge. The third image is a pair of mountains sketched below the two scenes. Seeing the three viewpoints at the same time is exciting.

    Dimensions: 13.5″ x 2.25″ height

    Condition: Excellent with slight edge frits invisibly restored

  • Antique Blue and White Delft Charger Hand-Painted in England circa 1765

    $1,200.00

    This lovely Delft charger was hand-painted in England in the mid-18th century, circa 1765. The center shows a naïve garden scene with a willow tree, an oversized flower, and a large blue bud. The border decoration echoes the center scene. It is likely that a senior artist made the outlines and then handed the plate over to someone else to fill in the straight line decoration. Nevertheless, the result is beautiful.

    Dimensions: 13″ in diameter x 2″ height

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White Delft Charger Hand Painted Mid-18th Century, Circa 1765

    $1,480.00

    This beautiful blue and white Dutch Delft charger shows a vibrant and detailed garden scene hand-painted in shades of cobalt blue. The decoration is crisp. The artist gave life to the well-painted scene by using a variety of shades of blue. Flowers spring from rockwork and fill the central space while a small butterfly hovers above. A butterfly with flowers is symbolic of love as butterflies love flowers. Along the border are five panels with simple floral decoration. The panels are separated by cross-hatching, known as “diamonds.”

    Dimensions: 14″ in diameter x 1.5″ height

    Condition: Excellent: with small edge frits invisibly restored

  • Pair Blue and White Delft Jars Hand-Painted 18th Century Netherlands circa 1780

    $2,860.00

    This pair of 18th-century Delft jars has a lovely distinctive style, taken from nature. The rich cobalt blue designs are hand-painted. We see curving and scrolling floral patterns. The lobed shape of the jars adds life to the decoration as light plays over the curving surface. The tops have flower form skirts (see image #5). The combination is beautiful.

    Dimensions: 14.75″ tall x 7.75″ diameter at widest point x 4.5″ diameter at base

    Condition: Good with some excellent invisible restoration and some fine lines in the glaze only.

  • Blue and White Dutch Delft Charger 18th Century Made, Circa 1770

    $930.00

    This hand-painted Dutch Delft charger features a delightful, topsy turvy chinoiserie scene with a fresh point of view. We see a wall of blue rockwork stretching to a blue sky. Around and seemingly hanging from the rockwork is a flower-filled vine. Below that is a pagoda, then water, and a diminutive pagoda. The wide border is decorated with lovely floral designs.

    Dimensions: 13.75″

    Condition: Excellent with small edge fits invisibly restored

  • Blue and White Delft Jar Hand-Painted Circa Circa 1780

    $1,730.00

    This large blue and white Delft jar is hand-painted showing beautiful flower-filled baskets on white tin-glazed ground.
    We see sunflowers and tulips overflowing baskets alongside floral decoration with scrolling vines.
    The ribbed body sits on a traditional octagonal base. The ribbing adds life to the decoration as light plays over the curves.
    Across the middle of the jar, we see a band of cobalt blue with panels of flowers.
    The underside of the jar has a typical 18th-century mark “2” used in the factory to denote this particular size and shape jar.

    Dimensions: 17″ tall x 8.5″ diameter x 5″ across base
    Condition: Excellent

  • Very Large Blue and White Delft Jar Belgium Circa 1880

    $2,600.00

    This fabulous Delft jar is painted with traditional deep cobalt blue on a tin-glazed ground.
    The jar has six panels, which alternate between flowers in a basket and ferns with scrolling vines.
    Large blue lappets decorate the shoulders and cover.
    The jar was made by Boch Frères Keramis in La Louvière, Belgium circa 1880.
    Belgium was part of The Netherlands until 1831, and many of the early workers at Boch Frères Keramis were hired away from Dutch Delft factories. Begun in 1844, Boch Frères Keramis won a gold medal at the exhibition of the Belgian industry In 1847.
    The underside of the vase is marked BFK.

    Dimensions: Height 19.5″ x 9.25″ diameter at the widest point x 5.5″ diameter at the base

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair of Large Blue and White Delft Jars Made Belgium Circa 1880

    $4,660.00

    This pair of large Delft jars has a traditional blue flower decoration painted on a white tin-glaze ground.
    Each jar is hand-painted, showing beautiful flowers.
    The shoulders and cover were decorated in a traditional style with floral panels separated by “diamonds.”
    The jars were made by Boch Frères Keramis in La Louvière, Belgium.
    Belgium was part of The Netherlands until 1831, and many of the early workers at Boch Frères Keramis were hired away from Dutch Delft factories. Begun in 1844, Boch Frères Keramis won a gold medal at the exhibition of the Belgian industry In 1847.
    The underside of each jar is marked. From the marks, we date the jars to circa 1880-1890.

    Dimensions: Height 19.5″ x diameter at the widest point 9.75″ x diameter at the base 5″.

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White Delft Charger 18th Century, Circa 1780

    $580.00

    Made in the last quarter of the 18th century, this Dutch Delft charger is decorated with deep cobalt blue on white ground. It has a floral center that forms a five-pointed star. Around the center is an elaborate floral and foliate border. The eye-catching design radiates outward from the center to the two bands of floral decoration. On the reverse is a typical 18th century Delft blue factory mark showing the number “5”.

    Dimensions: 13.5″ in diameter x 2″ height

    Condition: Several very small glaze flakes restored to the rim; scattered age typical glaze lines and a glaze skip from the making (see image #5).

  • Delft Blue and White Charger Handpainted 18th Century circa 1780 by “The Axe”

    $1,400.00

    This lovely 18th century Dutch Delft charger was made at “The Axe” factory. The center shows a vibrant garden scene hand-painted in deep cobalt blue. The decoration is crisp. Much of it was painted in medium blue and then outlined in deeper blue. Flower buds and flowerheads fill the central space. On the border are ten panels, each with a single flower. The underside shows the mark of “The Axe” (De Porceleyne Bijl).

    Dimensions: 14″ in diameter

    Condition: Excellent: the blue on the edge touched in to invisibly restore small edge frits.

  • Set of Six Large Blue and White Delft Chargers Hand-Painted 18th-Century

    $8,400.00

    This group makes a true blue statement. The deep cobalt blue is fabulous!  This set of six Dutch Delft chargers are hand-painted in the “Theeboom” pattern showing a tea plant with a fan-shaped bouquet of leaves and flowers. This is one of the most exquisite hand-painted designs made on Delft chargers in the 18th century, which explains why it was so popular. The pattern is lush and full of color. The deep blue decoration fills the charger. On the border are floral decorations and scroll designs. The white edges are delicately scalloped, adding another beautiful dimension to each charger. The chargers have the mark of De Klaauw “The Claw” for Delft made in the last quarter of the 18th century, or for LPK for De Porceleyne Lampetkan 1778-1811.     For an image and discussion of a group of Delft chargers with this pattern, see E B Schapp, Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art pages 74 and 75.

    Dimensions: 13.5″-14.25″ in diameter        Condition: Excellent with very small edge frits invisibly restored            Price: $8,400 for the group

  • Blue and White Delft Mantle Jar Hand-Painted 18th Century Netherlands Circa 1780

    $1,220.00

    A blue and white Dutch Delft mantle jar hand-painted in exquisite deep cobalt blue. We see a peacock in a garden filled with flowers and ferns. The cover is similarly decorated and topped with a traditional round knop covered in blue. Made in the Netherlands circa 1780, jars like this would have been placed on a mantle or a bracket.

    Dimensions: Height 12.25″ x diameter at widest point 5.25″ x diameter at base 3.5″

    Condition: Excellent with small edge chips invisibly restored. The underside is partially glazed, which was the tradition in many 18th century Delft factories.

  • Antique Delft Blue and White Charger Made, circa 1760

    $1,820.00

    We are pleased to offer this exceptional 18th century Delft charger painted in a crisp, bold, geometric pattern. Made in England circa 1760, this energetic Blue and White design indicates that the charger was likely made in the Lambeth High Street factory in Vauxhall, London. For a similar example of a blue and white Delftware dish, see “London Delftware” by Frank Britton on page 69. With its marvelous bold geometry, this charger will work well in either a modern or traditional home.

    Dimensions: 13 inches in diameter.

    Condition: Excellent with small edge chips invisibly restored

  • Blue and White Delft Charger Hand-Painted in Netherlands 18th Century Circa 1780

    $1,100.00

    This blue and white Dutch Delft charger was hand-painted circa 1780. The center of the charger is decorated with a large flower. Beyond the center, we see flowers that seem to follow one another around in a circle actively. The vibrant decoration draws your eye from the center outward.

    Dimensions: diameter 13.75″

    Condition: Very Good (with small edge chips invisibly restored)

  • Blue and White Delft Jar Hand-Painted in The Netherlands Mid 20th Century

    $1,630.00

    This blue and white jar is a hand-painted gem of mid 20th century Delft. What makes this jar so exceptional is the exquisite deep rich blue painting. Made by De Porceleyne Fles, this lovely jar is beautifully decorated with flowers, rockwork, and butterflies in a traditional Delft theme. The ribbed body sits on a traditional octagonal base. The ribbing adds life to the decoration as light plays over the curves.

    Dimensions: 12″ tall x 6.75″ at widest point x 5.25″ across the base

    Condition: Excellent

  • Four Blue and White Delft Dishes Made, Circa 1820

    $1,870.00

    A set of four antique blue and white Dutch Delft dishes showing flowers, a vase, and a pieced rock. The deep cobalt blue is splendid on the bright white tin glaze background. The border is filled with four panels each with a floral design. Between the panels is a zig-zag design.

    Dimensions: 9.35″ diameter

    Condition: Very good. Tiny edge frits invisibly restored.

  • Pair Blue and White Delft Dishes Hand-Painted, Circa 1780

    $865.00

    A pair of blue and white Dutch Delft dishes hand-painted in the chinoiserie style. The center of each dish shows two flowering plants in full bloom. Look closely, and you will see that all the painting is done in lines as if by pen or pencil. This suggests that an experienced painter outlined the images, which an apprentice or less experienced painter then filled in. The delicate lobed edges are the final touch that makes these dishes especially wonderful.

    Dimensions: 9″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with small edge frits invisibly restored.

  • Blue and White Delft Charger Hand-Painted, Netherlands, 18th Century, Circa 1760

    $945.00

    The entire surface of this beautiful blue and white Dutch Delft charger is covered in deep cobalt blue coloring. The center of the charger is filled with hand-painted peonies; while the wide border is painted with a net-like pattern of peonies, leaves, and scrolling vines. This charger was made in the Netherlands in the mid-18th century, circa 1760.

    Dimensions: 12″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White Dutch Delft Charger Made, Circa 1780

    $1,200.00

    Why we love it: The intense cobalt blue We are pleased to offer this sizeable Dutch Delft blue and white charger hand-painted in deep cobalt blue. This exquisite charger was made in the 18th century, circa 1780. It shows a vase filled with sunflowers and ferns. The design is reminiscent of a peacock displaying its feathers. That is why this pattern has been known since the 18th century as the “Peacock” pattern. The blue on the rim of the charger is painted in.

    Dimensions: diameter 13.85 inches

    Condition: Very good

  • Large Blue & White Delft Charger Hand-Painted w/ Cobalt Blue 18th Century c-1760

    $1,630.00

    A huge blue and white Delft charger hand-painted in cobalt blue with peonies encircling a central flower.
    Made in the Netherlands circa 1760, the charger is decorated all over with flowers arranged in a floral pattern (see image #2)
    The reverse of the charger is decorated with nine panels in the style of early to mid 18th century Delft.

    Dimensions: diameter 15.5″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White Dutch Delft Dish Made, Circa 1760

    $950.00

    Why we love it: The cobalt blue is exquisite!
    Provenance: An identical dish is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. For an image of this identical plate and a discussion of its origins, see: E B Schaap “Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art” pages 74 and 75.
    We are pleased to offer this Dutch Delft dish in the “Theeboom” pattern showing a tea plant with a fan-shaped bouquet of leaves and flowers. It was quite popular in the mid-18th century. The decoration fills the well of the charger. On the border are medallions and floral designs. The edges are delicately scalloped, which adds another beautiful dimension to the dish.

    Dimensions: 10 inches diameter

    Condition: Excellent

    We also have a selection of 13″-14″ diameter chargers in this pattern in the shop.

  • Blue and White Dutch Delft Charger Hand-Painted, Circa 1770

    $760.00

    We are pleased to offer this Dutch Delft blue and white charger showing a pair of songbirds and a vase overflowing with flowers. It is hand-painted in deep cobalt blue on a bright white ground. The charger was made in the last quarter of the 18th century circa 1770.

    ‘Dimensions: 10.5″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with tiny edge frits along the outer edge invisibly restored.

  • Pair of Small Blue and White Dutch Delft Vases Made, 18th Century circa 1760

    $4,300.00

    This pair of blue and white Dutch Delft vases was hand-painted in cobalt blue. The exquisite blue decoration features an all-around scene in the “Thousand Flowers” style of the 18th century, circa 1760. Each vase shows a songbird In the midst of flowers, leaves, and scrolling vines. The design is lively, and the painting is beautifully done. The quality of the glaze is exceptional. The softly rounded octagonal shape of the vases is traditional to Dutch Delft. This pair was made by and has the mark of “The Three Gilded Ashcans.” A similar pair can be found in the Philadelphia Museum collection in the Bradbury Bedell Memorial Collection 1921-3-159, 160. Place these vases in a room with other colors, and something magical happens; all the colors in the room come out more sharply.

    Dimensions: 10.75 inches tall x 5 inches at the widest point

    Condition: Good. Very small edge frits invisibly restored.

  • Pair of Antique Blue and White Dutch Delft Dishes Hand-Painted, Circa 1770

    $980.00

    This pair of antique blue and white Dutch Delft hand-painted dishes were made circa 1770. They feature a garden scene showing oversized flowers and a border with flowering vines and a crisscross design on a blue ground.

    Dimensions: 8.65″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with small edge frits invisibly restored

  • Large Antique Blue and White Dutch Delft Charger Made Circa 1800

    $960.00

    An antique blue and white Dutch Delft charger showing tulips and peonies. The bright cobalt blue is splendid on the bright white tin glaze background. The border is filled with a floral design. A zig-zag design appears just before the edge, which is painted with bright yellow slip. The yellow also brings out the color of the bright cobalt blue.

    Dimensions: 12.5″ diameter x 2″ height

    Condition: The charger is in excellent condition, with very tiny edge frits invisibly restored.

  • Group of Large Dutch Delft Jars and Vases 18th-19th and 20th Centuries

    $10,700.00

    A Group of Dutch Delft jars and open vases late 18th to 20th centuries. Please see below for a description of each of the pieces in this set.

  • Pair of Large Blue and White Delft Chargers Made, circa 1780

    $3,400.00

    We are pleased to offer this pair of large blue and white Delft chargers made by and with the mark of “The Claw” factory in the Netherlands, in the 18th century, circa 1780. The design is exuberant – as though the artist wanted to fill the entire space with delightful motifs. In the center is a vase overflowing with curving branches of leaves and flowers, but beyond this are much more stylized elements repeated around the entire dish. We see rows of fruits or berries, leaves, daisies, flowerpots holding roses, and large fanciful blossoms around the rim. Everything is connected with stripes, spirals, circles and scrolls to make a harmonious whole, a feast for the eyes.

    These chargers will work well in a traditional or contemporary home.

    This pair is part of our large collection of blue and white Dutch Delft, which can be viewed here.

    Dimensions: 14 inches diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair of Delft Blue and White Chargers in the Theeboom Pattern Made circa 1770

    $1,680.00
  • Blue and White Delft Ginger Jars Made in Netherlands, circa 1860

    $1,600.00
  • Pair of Blue and White Delft Plates with Dragons

    $880.00
  • Antique Blue and White Delft Chargers

    $3,400.00

    A pair of blue and white delft chargers with a naive garden scene. The oversize flowers and the pierced scholar’s rock are presented to the viewer in a row lined up in front of the garden fence. The blue border is decorated with flower heads painted with flat brush strokes and simple lines. The outer edge is painted with a traditional yellow slip.

    Dimensions: H 1.5 in. x Dm 13 in.

    Condition: Excellent. Small edge frits invisibly restored.

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