Delaplane Antiques

Dutch delft polychrome floral tile 1st half 17th century

Dutch delft polychrome floral tile 1st half 17th century

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Low Countries: Pottery: Pre 1700: Item # 1426832

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Delaplane Antiques
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3054 Delaplane Grade Rd
Delaplane Virginia 20144

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A Dutch delft tile from between 1625 and 1650 showing a snake’s head flower in the center enclosed in an oval of three blue lines. The single blossom is yellow and brown. 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: Top edge chipped away, chips on the bottom edge and smaller losses on either side. Deep scratch on the right side toward the upper corner. Burst bubbles in places and general roughness to the glaze.