26 October 2016 (in progress)
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 86: WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917) FRAMED 'PERSIAN' 6" SIXTEEN-TILE PANEL, CIRCA 1890 each tile 15.2cm square, size including frame, 68.5.(69 views)
WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917)
FRAMED 'PERSIAN' 6" SIXTEEN-TILE PANEL, CIRCA 1890
the tiles mounted on board within an overpainted black frame, impressed Sands End marks (16)
each tile 15.2cm square, size including frame, 68.5cm square
A well matched set with good bright colours
Allover fine crazing to the glaze
Most of the tiles are in good order, however there are minor chips here and there to the angles
On the bottom row, second from right tile has a firing flaw
On the second from bottom row, the second from right tile has some chips along the bottom edge
Otherwise in good overall condition
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Notes: Literature: Catleugh, Jon "William De Morgan Tiles", Exhibition catalogue:, Richard Dennis, 1983, p.43, Col.Pl.I & p.113, pl.159, (design illustrated)