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Design for a tile panel with parrots

Design
1888-1897 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for a tile panel with four brightly-coloured parrots perching on a grapevine.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
polychrome watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Tile panel design with parrots, watercolour, William De Morgan, 1888-1897
Physical Description
Design for a tile panel with four brightly-coloured parrots perching on a grapevine.
Dimensions
  • Height: 91.4cm
  • Width: 45.7cm
Dimensions taken from Greenwood (1989)
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
Fulham executed (written in a later hand)
Credit line
Given by Mrs William De Morgan
Object history
A tile panel made to this design is in the De Morgan Collection (object number C_WDM_0271b). It was produced in De Morgan's Sands End workshop in Fulham and originally formed part of a large fire screen.
Production
early Fulham period
Subjects depicted
Association
Bibliographic Reference
Published in M. Greenwood, The Designs of William De Morgan (1989), p.186
Collection
Accession Number
E.404-1917

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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