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Inspired by Chinese Glazes

22 Oktober 2022 00:00 - 07 May 2023 00:00

A hundred years ago, before the building that currently houses Kunstmuseum Den Haag existed, director Hendrik van Gelder was collecting ‘world ceramics’.

He was keen to show the non-western sources that inspired the techniques and designs of Dutch ceramics. Besides the well-known links between blue-and-white Delftware and Chinese porcelain, he also collected early Chinese pottery made before 1600.

Chinese glazes are a timeless source of inspiration that still influence ceramics today.

More info: HERE

Picture: Vase, China, Song dynasty, (960-1279), height 30,9 cm, earthenware

Inspired by Chinese Glazes
Kunstmuseum Den Haag
Stadhouderslaan 41
2517 HV Den Haag
Netherlands

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