Terracotta Tile, Eastern Europe, c.1500-1650

 

An Eastern European Renaissance terracotta floor tile, moulded in relief with a knight on horseback, the horse rearing up on its hind legs, the knight's sword raised. This is surrounded by a border of scrolling ornament.

Provenance: An English Private Collection.

Condition: One corner is lacking and there are losses to the edges and upper surface.

Dimensions: 16 cm x 16 cm x 2.7 cm

 

     
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