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tile
  • Netherlands
  • tile, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • earthenware
  • Object Length/Width: 13 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6398
Description

Square tile with a white glaze and blue decoration. There is a blue flower in each corner. In the center of the tile is a scene done in blue of a man seated on rocks. The man is holding a long spear (?) in his proper left hand and is wearing a hat. He is seen in profile.