A maiolica dish, Haarlem mid 17th century
For a discussion of Urbino-inspired wares made in Haarlem under Willem Verstraeten see Van Dam 2004, p. 18ff and fig. 5.
For a related example see: J. Stodel, The splendour of Dutch Delftware, London, 1993, p. 19.
This dish was decorated after Italian maiolica examples of the 16th century, especially from the Urbino workshops. This type of decoration is also called Grotesques a la Patanazzi, after the workshop of the Patanazzi family.