William De Morgan A Rare Persian Palette Tile panel, circa 1885

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Lot 184
William De Morgan
A Rare Persian Palette Tile panel, circa 1885

Sold for £ 11,400 (US$ 16,054) inc. premium
William De Morgan
A Rare Persian Palette Tile panel, circa 1885
fashioned with six central tiles decorated with turquoise and green fish swimming in a blue stream amongst stems of cream and purple flora and green reeds enclosed by a border of alternating blue and turquoise cresent and floral patterns with four blue square corner tiles
57.7cm x 42.3cm, framed and mounted

Footnotes

  • Only one other such complete panel (with damage) is known to exist. Individual tiles are known and illustrated as in 'Collecting Victorian Tiles' by T A Lockett, plate 25 image 144, and the design is noted in 'The Designs of William De Morgan' by M Greenwood on page 126.
    A similar single tile can be found in this sale, lot 200
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