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Delfts blauw schaaltje 19 April 2024

In reply to by Jan van den Heuvel1467

Wat een prachtige kennis weer, Jan van den Heuvel! Ik zie het helemaal voor me, zo op de werkvloer of kantoor. Had nooit geraden dat dit is waar MESLa voor zou staan, hartelijk dank, Lisa

I.KL Pelgrimvaas Porceleyne Fles8 April 2024

Mijn collega Suzanne Klüver heeft met haar collega's van Royal Delft overlegd. Er wordt al jaren onderzoek gedaan naar alle initalen. I.KL staat voor I.G. Klarenberg. Zij startte in 1961 bij De Porceleyne Fles en werkte hier tot 1996 (daarna als thuiswerkster). De jaarletters zijn vermoedelijk DI wat 1989 zou betekenen.

Not Delftware
Vase20 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more

Looking at the unglazed ceramic, visible on the bottom rim, this is slipcast earthenware - a technique devised after the period of antique Delftware. Although we don't see any known marks, when 'Delft(s)' or 'Made in Holland' was written on the bottom, this is usually a sign that the makers wanted to let potential buyers know the affinity to Delftware and/or the Netherlands.

I think it will be very difficult to tell you an exact artist as these types of pieces have been made in great numbers, industrial production. In this sense, it cannot be said that this piece is 'fake' as it doesn't try to be anything it's not, but it is definitely not antique/original Delftware. Hopefully this has been of help!

Not Delftware
Dutch shoe20 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Unmarked An unmarked object does not necessarily mean that it is not Delftware. Only about 1/3 of all Delftware is marked. Read more

These types of items, expecially pieces that reference a 'traditional notion' of Dutch culture such as clogs/wooden shoes, windmills, kissing farmers in folk dress, have been made in great volumes for export markets, especially the US. Post-war there was a surge in demand for items like these. The writing on the bottom is stamped, but doesn't tell us much about where it was produced - only that they wanted to express the likeness to antique Delftware.

Not Delftware
Small jar20 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Merk:

  • Elesva

This piece was made by Elesva, a factory in Leiden, founded in 1919. I don't have other direct references on me to suggest a closer date, but perhaps other experts know more about the date and use!

Not Delftware
Pitcher is 9inches tall with landscape and windmill centered surrounded by floral design20 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Unmarked An unmarked object does not necessarily mean that it is not Delftware. Only about 1/3 of all Delftware is marked. Read more

The number 75 does not refer to a date - it is most likely a production reference and could mean several things. My estimate is that this is post-war 20th century ceramic in Delft style, produced for the export market. There was a great increase in demand, especially from the US, for Delft style ceramics, which cause a surge in export production. Often, these pieces were not made in Delft, but other cities like Gouda, which also have a rich history in ceramics - even if it doesn't qualify as 'Delftware'.

Not Delftware
Bord met tafareel 19 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Hallo! Hierbij hetzelfde verhaal als het andere stuk. Voor andere gebruikers die hierop stuiten: https://delftsaardewerk.nl/merk/chemkefa.

Not Delftware
Bord met tafereel “De Lente”19 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Merk:

  • Chemkefa

De blindstempels zijn vaak productiegegevens en daar is vaak weinig over te zeggen, tenzij iemand anders bijv. de nummers herkent. De producent van dit stuk, Chemkefa, is opgericht in 1969 in Maastricht, dus dit stuk kan sowieso niet antiek zijn.

Not Delftware
Delfts blauw schaaltje 19 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • More recent production technique After 1850, factories in and outside Holland developed more efficient and cheaper production techniques. This goes beyond the scope of this website. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Ik denk dat dit item type 'Mesla' werd gemaakt door plateelbakkerij Zenith, Gouda. Tussen 1935 en 1984 werd daar aardewerk in Delftse stijl geproduceerd. Hoe oud het precies is durf ik niet te zeggen, want het valt enigszins buiten de scope van deze website! Wellicht weten de andere experts iets meer te zeggen...

Not Delftware
Mand18 April 2024

Verdict:

  • Not Delftware

Analysis:

  • Not made in Delft The term Delftware is only used for earthenware actually produced in Delft. Read more
  • Mark of a non-Delft pottery/factory The typical Delftware also inspires producers outside of Delft, but genuine Delftware has only been produced in Delft. Read more

Merk:

  • A shield