A manganese Dutch Delft tile mural with the Prince of Orange at Quatre Bras, Amsterdam, ca. 1820

A manganese Dutch Delft tile mural with the Prince of Orange at Quatre Bras, Amsterdam, ca. 1820  
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Dim.: 56 x 55,5 cm (the frame)
Dim.: 50,5 x 50 cm (the tiles)

Ref.: Illustrated on the website Geschichte der Fliese where it is attributed to the painter Hendrik Willem Suijver by Wilhelm Joliet and Jan Pluis. (link)

Inscribed in the lower part: 'Het verdedige van de Post bij Quatre Bras, door den Kroonprins der Nederlanden, op den 16 Junij Anno 1815'.

The Battle of Quatre Bras was fought on 16 June 1815, two days before the Battle of Waterloo. The battle was contested between Wellington's Anglo-allied army and the left wing of the Armée du Nord under Marshal Michel Ney, which fought for Napoleon just after his return from exile. It took place near the strategic crossroads of Quatre Bras in present-day Belgium.

 

Estimate: € 600 - € 1200