Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Genre Scenes

Date: 1880-1885

Dimensions:

  • Length: 5.98 in (15.20 cm)
  • Width: 5.98 in (15.20 cm)

Maker: Minton & Co.

Description:

Tile of earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a boy and girl seated in a landscape, the former playing a flute, and with a border of leafy scrolls. Print shown in the Minton pattern book, one of a series of twelve subjects entitled 'Watteau' (Minton MSS, No.1842).

References - Lockett, Terence A., 'Collecting Victorian Tiles', 1979. p.192; Godden, Geoffrey, 'Davenport' (Barrie & Jenkins) 1989.

 

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