However, we have now sold out of the books, "Discovering Dutch Delftware." The best option is to find them for sale used on either e Bay or Amazon.com, and pick one up that way.
We don't know if we will be able to offer the book for sale again in the future.
Our suggestion is that if you can get a copy of the book, read up on delftware and get familiar with your pieces.
We needed two things to really do a good job of identifying and valuing delftware: 1) a good book to identify marks, and 2) a vibrant marketplace to set realistic prices.In my previous home, many of my houses were displayed in one upstairs room where I painted a Rufus Porter-style mural around three sides of the room.One wall was copied from the mural that appears in the Tynietoy mansion while the other walls feature scenes from the Delaware Valley landscape where I lived with my husband and troublesome cat on the north side of the Musconetcong Mountain.Stephen Van Hook, and "e Bay."The book "Discovering Dutch Delftware" is one of the best sources to help identify a large percentage of Dutch delftware in the market today.It also provides some history into delftware production over the years, and the processes used.Veel van deze vrouwen zijn wanhopige alleenstaande moeders en gehuwde vrouwen die op zoek zijn naar spannend plezier. Ga je ermee akkoord om de identiteit van deze vrouwen geheim te houden?My collection currently numbers about a dozen dolls' houses.Collectors know that delftware produced by De Porceleyne Fles, (also known as Royal Delft,) is recognized to be the standard against which all delftware is judged.Each piece is coded with: the factory mark, an item number, the artist's initials, a date code.*Postal Service to Canada Up to .95 ~ .00 .96 to 9.00 ~ .00 9.01 and up ~ .00 *Postal Service to United Kingdom Up to .95 ~ .00 .96 to 9.00 ~ .00 9.01 and up ~ .00 *Postal Service to Australia Up to .95 ~ .00 .96 to 9.00 ~ .00 9.01 and up ~ .00 All other shipments will be quoted.Founded in 1635, De Porceleyne Fles (The Porcelain Jar) is the Netherland's most famous delft factory.This is because the Netherlands doesn't have strict laws about "Country of Origin" labeling as we do here in the States.We are used to seeing products marked "Made In China", and we accept it for the low prices they bring, but in Holland, the stuff made in China is often sitting on the shelf right next to the pieces that are the true blue delftware, with no distinction whatsoever.The book has many pictures and illustrations of marks to use for comparison purposes.