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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