Thruth be told; we are not completely sure what is happening on this 17th century Delft tile. We asked several experts, including Jan Pluis, but unforunately without luck. However, after thinking it over, we realized that the scene looks a lot like a robbery. The person on the left runs away from the other two figures while holding something in his hands. The figure in the center points at the one running away, while the person on the right looks like an eldery person. Maybe that person was robbed, while the other one is a bystander. It is nevertheless an interesting tile, with a one of a kind scene. The tile was made around 1670 and is decorated with 'spider' corner motifs. It is in a good condition.
|Inventory number||ATS 1557|
|Size (approximately)||5.1" by 5.1" or 13 by 13 cm|
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