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Arts & Crafts Persian Style Tile


Condition: Excellent
Price: £180 (approx $289)
Ref: #04235

UK Special Delivery £188

EU Priority £194

US and World Priority £198

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About half a dozen chips to the edges one very small the rest tiny and all shallow, light wear to the corners and rubs.


 

Style/technique: Persian Hand painted
Manufacturer: Unattributed
Dimensions: 6" x 6"
Date: circa 1900

 

An excellent arts & crafts persian style hand decorated tile extremely well painted with fine detail and rich colours. Similar to contemporary wares made by William de Morgan & Co and retailed by Morris & Co and a number of other arts & crafts fireplace and furniture companies around the turn of the century. A fabulous tile in excellent condition it will look well indeed stand out in most collections of tiles or arts and crafts objects not the least in collections of William de Morgan tiles.

Probably of persian or dutch origin for there were several makers of tiles for the english market such noted names as William Morris, the Marks Brothers, Thomas Elsley imported dutch tiles. This is a thicker body similar to de Morgan rather than most of the Morris and Elsley types, London retailer Martin van Straaten of 28 - 30 Little Britain, imported some similar tiles some of them made by Tighelaar of Makkum in Holland.

Verso some adhesive residue no apparent marks.

 

 

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