Single Figure coffee cup and saucer - Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Late 17th century
White porcelain coffee cup and saucer with a single figure tile panel decoration.
Single figure tiles, therm used to describe those that helss an autonomous image, strated being produced in >POrtugal in the last quarter of th 17th century. Inspired by dutch work, these tiles repeated simple motifs such as flowers, animals, boats and people, they are naïve in style, which reinforces the teory that they were work of apprentices.
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
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