Lot 47
  • 47

A maiolica dish, Haarlem mid 17th century

6,000 - 8,000 EUR
13,200 EUR
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attributed to the workshop of Willem Jansz. Verstraeten, typically painted in blue, manganese and ochre with a central putto medallion surrounded by grotesques


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.

Catalogue Note

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.