This rare antique Delft tile depicts a queen/regent with her servants. They are holding an umbrella, trying to protect her from (assumably) the sun. At the time this tile was made (c. 1660) in the Dutch city of Harlingen, Albertine Agnes of Nassau was regent of Friesland, the province in which Harlingen was located. It is an interesting thought that she is actually potrayed on this tile. The tile is decorated with 'spider' corner motifs and in a very good condition. Do note that it has some dents across the surface.
|Inventory number||ATS 773|
|Size (approximately)||5.1" by 5.1" or 13 by 13 cm|
|Production area (city)||Harlingen|
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