Holland, Delft Many factories here in 17th century. In 1808 only these of the earlier ones remained; The Ewer; The Flowerpot; The Claw; The Porcelain Bottle; The Greek "A"; The Three Bells; and The Rose.
Delft is a tin-glazed pottery that has been made since the seventeenth century in Holland. Delft was made in England in the eighteenth century. It is decorated with blue on white or with colored decorations. Real delft is a soft, easily chipped pottery. Twenty-first century so-called delft is often porcelain.
Gouda, Holland, has been a pottery center since the seventeenth century. Two firms, the Zenith pottery, established in the eighteenth century, and the Zuid-Hollandsche pottery made the brightly colored art pottery marked Gouda from 1898 to about 1964.