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delftware

Tin-enameled earthenware, mostly blue and white, originally made in Delft (Holland) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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Plates, Figures and Vase', an arched niche displaying Staffordshire and Delft pottery, a meticulous trompe l'oeil by Fredrick Clifford Harrison.
These are brush painted in the manner of majolica/ faience wares and Delft pottery but using primarily iron and cobalt rather than tin-based oxides.
Colourful wooden clogs and dazzling blue and white Delft pottery vie for attention with neon design-led furnishings and even women gyrating in leather bikinis, should you stray too far into the red light district.
Crystal Adventures take guests to windmills, coastal resorts and villages, the Hague, the Heineken brewery, a 125 year-old diamond factory, a star-shaped fort, local cheese farm, tulip-filled flower market and auction, museums filled with works of Dutch masters like Van Gogh and Rembrandt, a Delft pottery workshop, city tours via boat and bicycle, Anne Frank's house, and on an educational exploration of Amsterdam's environmental innovations, from eco-friendly boats to dam and dike engineering.
For a more upmarket gift, authentic delft pottery is widely available throughout the city.
Her designs are a result of considered and distinctive influences - 16th century Dutch Delft pottery as the inspiration for her 1996 Toile Print Boot, British colonialism reflected in the Sahara Plimsoll of 1999 and Victorian dandyism influencing the 1996 Trompe l'Oeil Boot.
I have patterned curtains and I love Delft pottery.
The huge Erasmus Bridge, spanning the River Maas, is the city's pride and joy, while some old buildings still remain, including the Delftshaven, the 14th century harbour where Delft pottery was exported around the world and the Veerhaven area, with its old wooden boats.