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• D1509. Pair of Polychrome Molded Small Dishes or Crespinas

Haarlem, 1645-55

Attributed to Willem Jansz. Verstraeten

Each with a convex center painted in egg-yolk-yellow, blue and manganese with a cherub wearing only a sash around his waist, his left hand on his hip and his right supporting a cross, and standing amidst low shrubbery on a manganese-striped blue plateau within a manganese and ochre-striped yellow roundel around the uted cavetto, the rim press-molded with diamonds and circlets and painted with four long-tailed bird- form grotesques among scrolling oral and foliate vines within a manganese-dashed yellow border on the scalloped edge, the reverse tin-glazed.

Size: 16.1 cm. (6 5/16 in.)



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