A Spanish maiolica dish painted with a profile portrait of a soldier
Seville (Triana), 16th Century
Facing to the right, wearing a helmet and with a cloak about his shoulders, flanked by flowering plants, the rim with flowerheads and foliage (restoration to rim between 12 and 2 o'clock, restoration to well beneath bust, two short hairline cracks to reverse, one large rim chip to reverse, other minor chips and flakes)
12.5/8 in. (37.5 cm.) diam.