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Rare Cuerda Seca Enamelled Sphinx Tile


Style: Egyptian revival
• Technique: Cuerda Seca
Manufacturer: Unattributed
Dimensions: 8" x 8"
Date: circa 1890

• Condition: Near perfect
• Price: £375 (approx $594)
• Ref: 04908


A rare art pottery decorated tile illustrating a sphinx and decorated in superb opaque enamel colours turquoise, cobalt blue and white. Very stiff enamels giving a three dimensional impasto feel the turquoise having bubbled a little more than usual for this type of finish but then the colour was exceedingly difficult to work with..

Verso ring grip pattern in the manner of T & R Boote, painted number and 'sphinx'. 

Only very minor marks.


UK Special Delivery £385

EU Priority £390

US and World Priority £395

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