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Pair of Tile-backed Sconces and Sixty-seven Decorated Tiles

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2416
Lot:
52
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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2416
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 28, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Tile-backed Sconces and Sixty-seven Decorated Tiles
Glazed earthenware and metal
Late 19th/ early 20th century
Square tiles with textured abstract decoration in seafoam green glaze, mounted in black painted metal frame with candle cup and drip box; three tiles from Wreschner Patent Tile Company and Minton, Hollins & Company and sixty-four tiles including thirty J. & J.G. Low, two A.E. Tile Co. Ltd., two Cambridge, seven Trent, two Minton Hollins, and one Minton China Works, two Kensington, four Providential Tile Works, one double triangle trademark, England, and thirteen unmarked, including square and border forms with floral, foliate, portrait, abstract, textured, and figural decoration in various colored glazes, edge nicks and crazing, various sizes.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Hollins & Company, Minton, Wreschner Patent Tile Company, metal frame, Cambridge, A.E. Tile Co. Ltd., United Kingdom, Chinese ceramics, Mosaic, Pottery, Roofs, Tile

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