Pottery made at the city of Delft in Holland; hence:
Earthenware made in imitation of the above; any glazed earthenware made for table use, and the like.
Tin-glazed earthenware made at Delft, Netherlands, and also in England, where the industry was introduced by immigrant Dutch potters. The latter ware is best termed English delftware to separate it from that made in Holland. The term is synonymous with maiolica, which is Italian tin-glazed earthenware, and is often used interchangeably (though technically incorrect) with faience, tinware, and majolica.
A form of ceramic developed in Delft, Holland, which uses a tin glaze to provide an attractive near-white appearance.
A kind of ceramic imported from Holland, made in the city of Delft.
Heavy earthenware coated with a tin oxide white glaze. It originated in Delft, Holland.
this is the original English version of Delft. It is more vitreous (glasslike), less evenly enameled and denser than the Dutch version.
Delftware, or Delft pottery, is blue and white pottery traditionally made in and around Delft, the Netherlands. Today, Delfts Blauw is the brand name handpainted on the bottom of pieces, this simply means Delft blue in Dutch and identifies it as authentic and collectible.