Proud Mary Polychrome Hand-Painted
- Made to order. Shipping time ~ 12 weeks
- Royal Delft authorized retailer
- Comes with Certificate of Authenticity
- Handcrafted in Netherlands
Inspired by the 17th century and driven by the desire to give the Delft Blue that Royal Delft has created since the 17th century a contemporary look & feel, Royal Delft presents: Proud Mary. Proud Mary is composed of four separated elements, the skirt, body, the collar and the head. These larger Mary’s are hand painted by craftsmen at Royal Delft. A polychrome decoration makes this Proud Mary stand out from the crowd, even more thanks to her gold-plated head.
- Hand painted with a Delft Blue decoration by Royal Delft painters
- Size: 7.87 x 7.87 x 11.81" / 20 × 20 × 30 cm
- Color: Delft Polychrome
- Handmade in Netherlands
- From the Proud Mary collection
About Royal Delft's Craftmanship
Royal Delft has been creating high-quality Delft Blue since 1653. The craft of painting is at the core of the company, although other decoration techniques have been developed over the years to create high-end earthenware. Carry on reading to discover the two different techniques that Royal Delft uses to this very day to make unique blue and white objects.
The origin and core of Royal Delft is the hand painting of high-quality Delft Blue pottery. Decorating starts with applying the contours with charcoal, after which the panel painters shape the details freehand with special brushes made of marten and squirrel hair. The paint is water-based and color nuances are created by mixing the paint less or more with water. The Delft Blue décor is painted with a paint that for the most part consists of cobalt oxide according to age-old recipes. Due to chemical reactions during the baking process, it changes color – hidden under the glaze – in a black-painted pattern to blue.
NOTE: This is a made to order item. FINAL SALE. NO RETURN.
- Made in Netherlands