cf. F.W. Hudig, Delfter Fayence, ill. 69 for a similar Crespina.
The pattern derived from designs made by the Urbino factory in the second half of the 16th Century, based on paintings in the Loggia of the Vatican by Giovanni da Udine, a pupil of Raphael. The Umbrian factory of Deruta adopted this type of ornament, reproduced in a rougher manner. The Dutch glaze is more unctuous than that used at Deruta. (compare the two putti crespine (lots 193-194) with the architectural crespina (lot 195))