Dating delft blue
Afterwards, walk a few blocks north from the museum to see Kramer's wonderful collection of antique tiles.
Roeland Kramer is both knowledgeable and patient in sharing his expertise for Dutch tiles, and after a session with him you might wind up with a beautiful historical souvenir, and perhaps a new hobby.
And his experience with tiles lets him read them as if they were written texts.
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His thesis was a study of the tile collection at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum.
On a recent afternoon, Roeland helped me climb a steep staircase to a balcony overlooking his shop, where we sat for an hour while he gave me a primer on Dutch antique tiles.To say that Roeland Kramer knows Dutch tiles is a bit like saying that Tiger Woods knows golf.