Small bowl


Shallow bowl with holes in bottom. Blue and white decorated. Tin glazed.


What is it? Is it delft? How old is it? Whose mark is on it?

8 1/2 inch diameter

Reacties 3

This is a genuine strawberry strainer from the eighteenth century from factory De Porceleyne Bijl (Porcelain axe). There is normally also a little plate under the strainer on which the excess water was collected.

PS: It is from Delft. 
PS2: The three legs were normally all a little bit longer.


  • Delftware


  • Delftware, made between 1620 – 1850 Only tin-glazed earthenware made in Delft between 1620 - 1850 is referred to as traditional Delftware. Read more
  • Tin-glazed earthenware Earthenware with a glaze to which tin oxide has been added to make it opaque white. Delftware produced before 1850 is always covered with a tin glaze. Read more
  • Hand-painted An important characteristic of authentic Delftware is that it is hand-painted. Printing techniques do not occur on this earthenware. Read more
  • Mark of a Delft pottery/factory In the 19th century, a financial incentive arose to sell more new earthenware as antique Delftware, sometimes even bearing fake Delft factory marks. Read more


  • Een bijltje