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Set of 6 Delft wall tiles, manganese and blue of fruit baskets c. 1750

Set of 6 Delft wall tiles, manganese and blue of fruit baskets c. 1750


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Low Countries: Pottery: Pre 1800: Item # 1379878

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3054 Delaplane Grade Rd
Delaplane Virginia 20144
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 $225.00 
A set of six Dutch delft wall tiles of a hand painted blue basket of fruit inside a square with a white square behind it at 45 degrees with the same orientation as the tile with its manganese ground. A fourth of a blue flower with a touch of manganese is painted in each corner. Each tile is approximately 5 3/16 inches (13.5 cm) square. Though the theme remains the same each tile has some different details, e.g. one has a bug over the basket.

Condition; All have bumps and losses around the edges and some scratches on the surface. They were taken off of a wall or fireplace surround and took some damage in the process. Some still have mortar on the back.

Interesting to see the pattern that is created by putting the tiles together.