This early 17th century (c. 1620) Delft tile depicts an armed soldier in full gear. He is most likely a member of the army of Maurice of Orange, who introduced an entirely new way of warfare at the beginning of the 17th century. The soldiers in his army were documented visually by artist Jacob de Gheyn II which eventually led to them being painted on Dutch tiles. The tile is decorated with the rare 'oak leaf' corner motif and is in a mint condition. It was made in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The blue stain left of the top right corner is a baking flaw.
|Inventory number||ATS 1129|
|Size (approximately)||5.1" by 5.1" or 13 by 13 cm|
|Production area (city)||Rotterdam|
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