A panel of sixteen Spanish (Seville) arista glazed tiles, circa 1525-50
Lot 12
A panel of sixteen Spanish (Seville) arista glazed tiles, circa 1525-50
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,015) inc. premium

Lot Details
A panel of sixteen Spanish (Seville) arista glazed tiles, circa 1525-50
comprising sixteen individual rectangular tiles joining to form a diaper pattern, the diagonal lines in purple and light blue enclosing a leafy floret within each panel, the leaves in geen and ochre on a white glazed ground, each tile approximately: 25cm wide, 14cm high (9.5" wide, 5.5" high) (16)

Footnotes

  • A variation of this design is attributed to Niculoso Francisco on the basis of a waster found in the Calle Pureza in Triana on what is believed to be the site of the pottery, see Anthony Ray, Spanish Pottery (2000), fig. 917. Niculoso was an Italian potter who may have been trained in the della Robbia workshop and came to Seville shortly before 1500.
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