Dutch Delftware : the History, by Robert Aronson

From the announcement in the May 2021 e-news :

Dutch Delftware evolved as an alternative to the porcelain from China which the Dutch East India Company (VOC) brought to the Republic in the early 17th century. Join Robert Aronson and learn about the history of Delftware that played a pivotal role in the development of European ceramics. Discover why Delft became an inspiration to many European and Oriental potters and why products were coveted by nobility and royalty.

King William III and Queen Mary II of England became true ambassadors and commissioned pieces for their own collection. Robert Aronson was born into the family business, founded by his great-great-grandfather in 1881 in Amsterdam. He joined in 1990 after working at Sotheby’s in London. He is a director at art-related organisations and is a panel member on the Dutch version of the Antiques Roadshow.


‘Zoom’ talk with Q&A, one hour, £5 per screen, potential members and guests welcome.

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