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Sherwin & Cotton Arts & Crafts Impasto Tile

Condition: Good
Price: £180 (approx. $243)
Ref: 06958

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Bottom left corner is a manufacturing flaw, there's a glaze chip just above bottom left corner and another just right of top left corner, couple minute rim chips, light surface marks mostly rubbing of high points and near rim nevertheless very bright and shiny.


Style: Arts & crafts nature study
• Technique: Impasto
• Maker: Sherwin & Cotton
• Dimensions: 6" x 6"
• Date: 1886 (circa)



A superb arts & crafts tile from the greatest art tile specialists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Entirely handmade with plastic clay body and impasto barbotine decoration, featuring a nature study design of flowers and foliage painted in slips. Decorated with warm earth tone colours and finished with a most brilliant lemon glaze.

This is mid-1880s design and manufacture, most later examples are not fully handmade being slip painted over embossed patterns. This difference most tile enthusiasts from collectors to authors are oblivious to despite that those that call themselves experts would have been alerted to the difference merely by paying attention to pattern numbers.

More arts & crafts than tiles by the arts & crafts mass producers William de Morgan & Co. and Morris & Co., closer to wares by potters Martin Bros. and Burmantofts. Most of William de Morgan's tiles were merely painted to traced outlines, this was copied from the pattern book by hand.

Verso clean but some smoke stain, Sherwin's trade mark embossed, incised pattern number.

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