Luxury Design, Past & Present
Originally from a larger piece, evidenced by the vacant mortise to the rear, the costume bandolier and stance of the subject may indicate a depiction of a boy soldier. The child wears a green coat emblazoned with a stylized four-leaf clover. The meaning of this remains obscure but tantalizingly could indicate an Irish connection.
Spanish, mid to late 17th Century
13 ins wide, 7 1/2 ins deep and 19 1/2 ins high