27 May 1999
A Spanish blue and white maiolica platter
Aragon (Talavera), late 17th Century
Painted in 'Kraak' porcelain style with two birds in flight among flowers and foliage, the rim with shaped panels enclosing flowers and foliage (slight chips at 3 o'clock and other chips)
12 in. (32.5 cm.) diam.
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Cf. 'Las Lozas de Talavera y Puente, Siglos XVI al XX', Exhibition Catalogue (Toledo and Madrid, 1989), no. 31.
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