Tile picture, (composed of 32 tiles) by Unknown Artist

Picture composed of 32 tiles, painted in high temperature polychrome with plants growing out of pots and birds.


Tin-glazed earthenware
Each: 10 x 20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,625 ( Total: £6,500)
Acquired in:
Jonathan Horne Ltd

One of a pair used to decorate either side of a fireplace. Originally there were probably 40 tiles but now there are 32. The design is English and the source - one of a dozen delftware potteries in Liverpool in the 18th century.


Jonathan Horne.

Venue details

World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

Entry details

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