Circa 1580A very early and thick polychrome majolica tile with the exotic decoration of a Giraffe.
This tile is one, among others, of the first examples of polychrome figurative tiles. The way of…
Circa 1600 - 1620A rare, large, thick, and early Dutch tile with the scarce decoration of a Dromedary.
This so-called kwadraat, quadrant, or diamond tile is characteristic of the early Dutch tile production, which…
Ca. 1630 - 1640A beautiful rare set of nine so-called Rotterdam Crown tiles. (For the Crown cloud in the top center.
Wonderful decorations of a rider, elephant, lizard, bear, squirrel, deer, and three hunters!We see a…
Circa 1610 - 1630A rare quadrant tile with a rare decoration of a fox with prey.
Wonderful vibrant colors.
The fox has been painted in a quadrant border with Renaissance palmet ornaments as corner decoration.
Circa 1600 - 1620A rare circle tile with the decoration of a jumping growling dog.
Nice fibrant colors.
Circle tiles are becomming rarer and rarer to find.
With leafs as corner ornament.
Circa 1610 - 1630A rare, beautiful, high gloss, quadrant tile in amazing bright colors, with the decoration of a dog.
The dog has been painted in a quadrant border with Renaissance palmet ornaments as corner…
Circa 1620 - 1640A blue and white so-called candelabra or baluster tile with the decoration of a bear.
Nicely painted in differtend shades of blue.With French lilies as corner decoration.
Circa 1625 - 1650A fine blue and white tile with the decoration of a prancing horse showing off his manhood ;)
Painted within a circle with wanli style corners.
Special about this tile is the…
Londen, Altgate, c. 1571-1615/20,
or Southwark, Pickleherring, c. 1618-1630. When I bought this tile it was heavily restored and overpainted. I started to remove the overpaint and discovered that the tile was…
1630 - 1650A blue and white tile with the decoration of Arion on the Dolphin, a ancient Greek legend of a young Corinthian musician who, having won a gold prize for his singing, is thrown overboard by greedy…