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Two mould-made ceiling tiles with a Maltese Cross
Seville, c. 1530 - 1550
24.5 cm (diameter)
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
The cross of Malta was particularly associated in Spain with the Mercedarian Order, and these tiles may come from a house of that Order.
Provenance uncertain. WA.OA129