When winter is coming, the Dutch always hope that they will be able to skate on the canals and other water ways. In the 17th century these winters were much more common, as we can see on this Delft tile. It depicts a man skating on ice while pushing his wife on a sledge. It comes with interesting details, such as the curved skates and the typical 17th century sledge. The tile is in a good condition and is decorated with the 'ox-head' corner motif. It has a covered up chip on the lower left corner and an old and very minor restoration on the edge of the top left corner.
|Inventory number||ATS 2376|
|Size (approximately)||5.1" by 5.1" or 13 by 13 cm|
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