William De Morgan  A Magnificent Tile Panel with Birds and Serpents, circa 1885
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William De Morgan A Magnificent Tile Panel with Birds and Serpents, circa 1885
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William De Morgan
A Magnificent Tile Panel with Birds and Serpents, circa 1885
in a Persian palette, painted with a symmetrical design of Birds of Paradise and coiling serpents amid lush foliage
99.7cm X 86.30cm, Fulham Period `Sands End' mark, framed with cut-out reveals to the back. (some areas of restoration)

Footnotes

  • This panel is illustrated on page 248 of `The Designs of William De Morgan' (Dennis/Wiltshire 1989)
    The reverse of the panel was originally constructed using tile `seconds', and three of these are revealed by the modern day frame maker.
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