The traditional blue and white colours of Delftware are found all over Holland in various permutations.
Delft blue and white tiles on a wall.
This strange looking piece of Delftware, found in an antique shop, is a ‘Tulip Holder’, a holdover from the time when every single tulip was extordinarily expensive.
I just love these whimsical antique versions of tulip holders…
Cows are very Dutch, and Delft cows are even more so…
Delft Blue tiles tell a story about the production of cheese.
Cheese slicers, excellent for slicing Dutch cheese, feature blue Delftware handles with tulips and windmills. This is about as Dutch as you can get!
A windmill on a plate done in the traditional blue and white colours of Delftware.
This tattoo convention add has a slightly different take on Delft blue.
Painting of Delft vase by the Dutch artist Jan Sluijters. They have even named a tulip ‘Delft Blue’ and although I don’t personally have a photo of the flower, it is a lovely dark blue, of course!