"Plaque, Ecce Homo,tin, Spain, 17th Century"
Rectangular plate pewter
Spain 17th century
Good condition, wear on the nose, very beautiful carving
Rectangular plaquette in cast pewter representing Christ to the links presented to the crowd with his reed and crown of thorns: Ecce Homo.This 17th century plate is a slightly posterior cast of a Spanish plaquette from the end of the 16th-early 17th century that we find most often in gilded bronze. Several versions are known, oval or rectangular like this copy.
ref: Weber, Ingrid: "Deutsche, Niederländische und Französische Renaissance-plaketten", Munich, 1975, p. 409, No. 1039 and Plate 295; Metropolitan Museum No. 2012.545.3