Apart from authentic pottery, this showroom also allows guest to watch craftspeople at work and offers a short audio-visual guide covering the origins and history of Delftware.
📍 Located in the heart of Amsterdam’s art district on Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, this renowned studio has been selling authentic Delftware since the 1881 and is among the most reputable antique dealers in the Netherlands.
Before doing so, be sure to spend at least a day or two visiting Arnhem's many historic sites and attractions.
First mentioned around 893 AD, the city occupies the site of the old Roman settlement of Arenacum and, thanks to its advantageous position on the Rhine, has been an important place of trade since the Middle Ages, evidence of which can still be seen throughout Arnhem's old city center.
Furthermore, Kramer Kunst & Antiek is a certified Delftware trader and has an entire section dedicated to beautiful, ceramic tiles that date back to the 17th century.
Its showroom on Prinsengracht is itself a marvel of Dutch design and is built inside a typical, Amsterdam townhouse.
Although the organisation is based in Delft, it has a satellite store in Amsterdam, underneath a famous clock tower near the flower market.
Black Delft and Delft dore, however, were of major variance with the “standard”: the former being black-based rather than white-based, and the latter having gilded edges – both being done in Delft, Holland.