Three pairs of Spanish (Seville) arista glazed tiles, circa 1525-50
Lot 11
Three pairs of Spanish (Seville) arista glazed tiles, circa 1525-50
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,700
Lot Details
Three pairs of Spanish (Seville) arista glazed tiles, circa 1525-50
each pair of rectangular tiles forming a complete roundel, a stylised flower and leaf pattern glazed in green, blue, ochre and purple contained within a circular Renaisance-style scrollwork frieze, each tile approximately: 23cm wide, 12cm high (9" wide, 4.5" high) (6)

Footnotes

  • Two similar pairs of arista ceiling tiles, made from the same moulds, are in the Victoria and Albert Museum, illustrated by Anthony Ray, Spanish Pottery (2000), fig. 889. These are likely to be the work of Niculoso Francisco.
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