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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Tin-enameled earthenware, mostly blue and white, originally made in Delft (Holland) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.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 Blue and White was a nod to classic styles, such as blue-and-white Chinese ceramics, Delftware of the Dutch, and the indigo plant.
Today, my pottery passions are fickle and I can't predict which period my eye (or the river) will favour until I reach the foreshore--whether slipware, delftware or fragments of what mud-larkers call 'story', little figures dismembered or caught in a broken scenario.
Pottery has been found in communities all over the world from the sophisticated, highly decorated Greek vases of the 5th century BC and early West African terra-cotta heads to the tea ceremony of 13th century Japan and delicate Dutch blue and white Delftware of the 17th century.
From the 18th century Bristol Delftware tile from @bristolmuseum to a portrait of a child with a cat, which went missing from Paris' Musee Cognacq-Jay@museecj during World War 2; the gathering of culture-centric cats was fascinating.
His numerous books include Tiles in Architecture (1993), Delftware Tiles (1997), and 700 Years of English Tiles (2010) and, for Shire publications, Medieval Tiles, Victorian Tiles, Twentieth Century Tiles, Architectural Ceramics, Ceramic Roofware, Art Nouveau Tiles, and Art Deco Tiles.
In episode #115, "Designs from China," Wilson discussed using designs from decorated ceramics, such as the Blue Willow pattern, blue and white delftware, and an eighteenth-century Worcester plate decorated with mushrooms (one of her favorite motifs), as sources of inspiration for embroidery.
An 18th Century delftware blue and white marine bowl was the second highest grossing item in the collection.
An 18th-Century delftware blue and white marine bowl was the second highest grossing item in the collection.
The ceramic bullets, Elbome explains, are cast in earthenware, a material often used by the Dutch as a substitute for the more expensive porcelain, to create their delftware plate sets.
Other early-seventeenth-century artists portrayed the Tower as resistant to the Crown in a portrait, an illustrated broadside ballad, and a delftware plate, and some authors of Tower plays, including Michael Drayton as well as Heywood, also represented the Tower as antagonistic to the Crown in other literary genres.
In Tin-glazed Earthenware: From Maiolica, Faience and Delftware to Contemporary by Daphne Carnegy, the author states, "It is important in the biscuit firing to make sure that all of the carbon and sulphur gases are burnt out.
It is a Delftware flow blue transferware charger which was probably made between 1959 and 1969.