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Tile panel
  • Tile panel
    William De Morgan - Merton Abbey Factory
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Tile panel

  • Place of origin:

    Merton Abbey (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William De Morgan - Merton Abbey Factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels on a white slip and glazed

  • Museum number:

    360-1905

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panel of three tiles of buff-coloured earthenware painted with enamels on a white slip and glazed. Decorated with a repeating design of flowers and serrated leaves in colours outlined in purple on a dark blue ground.

Place of Origin

Merton Abbey (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

William De Morgan - Merton Abbey Factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels on a white slip and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

A church and 'W DE MORGAN'
Impressed on two tiles, in a square panel

'W. DE MORGAN'
Impressed on one tile

Dimensions

Height: 60.9 cm, Width: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Panel of three tiles, buff earthenware, painted in colours on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze. Decorated with a repeating design of carnations, tulips and serrated leaves in white, olive-green, manganese-purple and turquoise-blue on a dark blue ground. Made by William de Morgan & Co. England, Merton, late 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Labrusse, Remi. Islamophilies: L'Europe moderne et les arts de L'Islam . Paris: Somegy editions d'art, 2011. ISBN 978 2 7572 0438 2

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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