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Dutch delft polychrome tile of a carnation 1st half 17th century

Dutch delft polychrome tile of a carnation 1st half 17th century


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Low Countries: Pottery: Pre 1700: Item # 1426830

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3054 Delaplane Grade Rd
Delaplane Virginia 20144
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A hand painted Dutch delft tile from between 1625 and 1650 showing a carnation flower in the center enclosed in an oval of three blue lines. The single blossom is orange over the white ground. The green leaves on a blue stem grow out of a yellow bulb on the ground. The oval with fleur-de-lis on the sides that correspond with the tile edges that are also decorated in blue with scroll work and vegetation (?). 5 inches (12.5 cm) square and slightly less than ½ inch (slightly more than 1 cm) thick. Beveled edge.

Condition: Chips and losses, the worst the lower left corner. Other losses along the edges. Firing inclusions in the glaze and firing pitting Later scratches and dings to the glaze.