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Dish with a horseman

Deruta, c. 1540 - 1570

40.8 cm (diameter); cm (diameter)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

Fierce-looking horsemen are a favourite subject on mid-sixteenth-century Deruta maiolica, both lustred and unlustred. Many, but not this example, are dressed as Turkish warriors.

Lent from the Barlow Collection.  LI206.11

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