Makkum Pottery Delft Blue Floral Plate, hand painted with great expertise. Pottery in Makkum was made by small family owned businesses, using yellow clay found in the province of Friesland, Holland, hand painted tin glazes decorate each early earthenware piece. The special character of the Makkum earthenware was produced by their unique, secret tin glaze, giving each hand made piece its gloss and brilliance.
Like the French majolica and country faience pottery, Makkums is avidly collected, each antique and vintage piece is a true luxurious treasure, valued on par with truly fantastic Delft, there are collectors who prize this much higher than the Delft Blue due to the higher skill level of Makkum painters. Display this with your antique Delft, your Flow Blue, and your other Blue & White decorative antique plates. Measures 23.5 cm | 9~1/4".