Three Liverpool printed tiles and one rare creamware tile, circa 1775
Lot 187
A rare creamware tile, circa 1775 and three Liverpool delftware tiles
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,049) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare creamware tile, circa 1775 and three Liverpool delftware tiles
The Liverpool tiles printed in black by John Sadler, one with 'A Man Dancing to the Bagpipes', one with a gentleman helping a girl over a stile, signed 'Sadler', the third with a fishing party, 12.7cm wide, the creamware tile moulded in high relief with a male figure, probably Isaac Newton, contemplating a celestial globe, 13.4cm wide (restored chip) (4)

Footnotes

  • A set of six of earthenware portrait tiles of this rare type, including Shakespeare, Milton and Newton along with figures from the classical world, is illustrated by Anthony Ray, Staffordshire Tiles 1750-1840, ECC Trans, Vol.15 Pt.2 (1994), along with a creamware example of the Shakespeare tile.
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