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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D , Case C, Shelf 142

Design

1872-1907 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for a square tile, depicting a kicking zebra and two gulls. The design has been pricked for transfer.
interact William De Morgan's tiles A master of ceramic design, William De Morgan (1839 – 1917) is perhaps best known for his prolific production of painted tiles. The flat surface of tiles provided De Morgan with an ideal base for decoration, which he used to create bold yet intricate designs that were easily adapted into v...
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
sepia watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Tile design with zebra and gulls, watercolour, William De Morgan, 1872-1907
Physical Description
Design for a square tile, depicting a kicking zebra and two gulls. The design has been pricked for transfer.
Dimensions
  • Design height: 15.3cm
  • Design width: 15.3cm
Dimensions taken from Greenwood (1989)
Style
Credit line
Given by Mrs William de Morgan
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Published in M. Greenwood, The Designs of William De Morgan (1989), p.123
Collection
Accession Number
E.1000-1917

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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