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Aesthetic Blue &
White Tile 8x8 Minton Hollins
Technique: Transfer print
Designer: Robert W.
Manufacturer: Minton Hollins
8" x 8"
Date: circa 1865
Condition: Very good
Price: £95 (approx $148)
A pretty tile in a good shade of blue
featuring four different alternating sprigs of
berries and flowers. A naturally light design in
the japanese taste and an early tile predating
the Patent Tile Works and also predating
Dresser's much vaunted visit to Japan in 1876-7.
Japan opened its borders to foreigners in 1854
and much impact was made by japanese wares
exhibited at the 1862 London Exhibition.
Verso very clean, embossed Minton Hollins
Tiny rim chips and minor surface marks.
Price: £60 (approx $140)
Large chip bottom left corner. other tiny rim
chips and minor surface marks.
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