Pictorial Printed & Coloured
- Style/technique: Pictorial Print
- Manufacturer: Unattributed*
- Pattern number: 33
- Dimensions: 6" x 6"
- Date: Circa 1890
A pleasing scene of children playing in the
countryside, with an older boy sitting on a stile and
younger children picking flowers. A good print decorated
in excellent underglaze colours including pink and
purple. I find the bird chasing the dragonfly quite an
amusing little touch, not seen on the other version of
This design without the corners and hence filling the
tile but with considerably less detail is also noted with
the script 'Rosebud Series' towards the bottom right and
is based on illustrations in the children's magazine The
Rosebud as noted in Tiled Earth, 1000 Years of Tiles In
Europe where this tile is illustrated borderless and in
monochrome, number 408.
The tile is about one quarter of an inch oversize.
See also 02295
*Quite possibly by Wooliscroft, or H A Ollivant.
Price: £150 (approx $297)
Ref # 02711
Small chip bottom left corner, one barely visible short,
light scratch, very light discolouration in the crazing,
minor manufacturing imperfections. A bright and clean
The image is full size at 72 dpi (about 430 pixels wide) in
maximum quality JPEG format and on screen is about the size
as it would be in real life at the same distance. A larger
120 dpi image also in maximum quality JPEG format can be
forwarded by email if required.
The image is a little oversize rather than cropped close
to the edges so that the edges can easily be seen and any
chips etc can be quickly spotted. Other marks described are
usually not visible at all when the tile is viewed straight
as one normally sees it and can only be seen with a critical
eye when the tile is tilted to catch imperfections in
reflected light. For more details of how we describe marks
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