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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Tin-enameled earthenware, mostly blue and white, originally made in Delft (Holland) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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The business was founded in about 1752 by jeweller and entrepreneur Nicolas Crisp and London delft pottery maker John Sanders.
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.
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 continuation of the centuries-old tradition of the Delft pottery industry, established in 1653, earned this factory the accreditation "Royal" in 1919.
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.