ABN AMRO Bank presents
Dutch Days Museum Seminar "Masters of the Golden Age"
organised by Asia Week Hong Kong
Wednesday, 6 April, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Hong Kong Arts Centre, agnès b. CINEMA
Where would Delft be without the VOC (East India Company)?
The history of Dutch ceramics from 1600 through 1850 by Robert Aronson
6:30pm lecture begins
This lecture tells extensively the story of Dutch delftware, especially of the historical context in which delftware could bloom. The discussion will address not only the 16th- and 17th-century majolica, but also the improvements in technique that made the realisation of a new Dutch faience possible. Well-skilled potters from Antwerp and other places brought with them the technical qualities of faience-making to the northern parts of Europe. Aronson shall discuss the di erences between majolica and faience, and remarkable role father and son Verstraeten in Haarlem have played in the development of delftware shall be mentioned.
Robert D. Aronson, fifth generation owner of the family company Aronson Antiquairs celebrates in 2015 his twenty- fth anniversary in antiques. Spreading knowledge to a larger audience by means of lectures has become an important part of his business. By now, Robert has lectured in prominent museums all over the world, for example San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong and Melbourne Australia.
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