Lot 84: WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896) FOR WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917) PAIR OF 'ROSE' 6" TILES, 1870S each tile 15.2cm square
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896) FOR WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917)
PAIR OF 'ROSE' 6" TILES, 1870S
painted on Poole pottery blanks, moulded marks (2)
each tile 15.2cm square
- of nice appearance and in generally good overall condition
- corners with some chips and a few minor nicks to glaze at edges here and there
- expected fine allover crazing
- a small patch of yellow staining under the glaze to the right hand tile at the leaves to the lower section, but decoration good and attractive
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Notes: Literature: Myers, Richard and Hilary 'William Morris Tiles', Somerset 1996, p. 109, figure 181