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Rare Cuerda Seca
Enamelled Sphinx Tile
8" x 8"
Date: circa 1890
Condition: Near perfect
Price: £375 (approx $594)
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
Only very minor marks.
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