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Embossed Floral Tile, 3 available T224
Embossed Floral Tile, 3 available T224
Original, quality 1920's embossed tile with a brown border and blue flower heads and leaves on a cream coloured background. All is complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00




Yellow Floral Glazed Tile, 5 matching available T223
Yellow Floral Glazed Tile, 5 matching available T223
Original, quality glazed tile decorated with a bright yellow floral pattern, three of the floral decoration are set right handed and the other three are left handed. The reverse is embossed with the registration number for the year 1901 and all are complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 34.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T222
Minton Pictorial Tile T222
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufactured by Minton, although not marked as such, designed by J. Moyr Smith, is one of a set of ten tiles and is entitled "Heart of Mid Lothian" and "Jeanie & The Queen". All is complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 68.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T221
Minton Pictorial Tile T221
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufacutred by Minton, although not marked as such and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example is in black on a cream coloured background, is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Elaine". This example has a few very minor chips to the edges but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T220
Minton Pictorial Tile T220
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufacutred by Minton, although not marked as such and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example is in black on a cream coloured background, is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Erid". This example has a few very minor chips to the edges but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T219
Minton Pictorial Tile T219
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufacutred by Minton, although not marked as such and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example is in black on a cream coloured background, is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Etaure". This example has a few very minor chips to the edges but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T218
Minton Pictorial Tile T218
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufacutred by Minton, although not marked as such and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example is in black on a cream coloured background, is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Gwinavere". This example has a few very minor chips to the edges but otherwise all is complete and in good order. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T217
Minton Pictorial Tile T217
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufactured by Minton, although not marked as such and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example is in black on a cream coloured background, is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Geraint". This tile has a hairline crack and a few very minor chips to the edge, otherwise all is complete. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 45.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T216
Minton Pictorial Tile T216
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufactured by Minton and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example in sepia on white with a blue background is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Geraint". Perfect and complete. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 85.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T214
Minton Pictorial Tile T214
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufactured by Minton and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example in sepia on white with a blue background is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Gareth". Perfect and complete. Other tiles in this set may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00




Set of 14 Matching Ceramic Tiles T213
Set of 14 Matching Ceramic Tiles T213
Original, quality set of fourteen matching glazed ceramic tiles circa 1900. These super examples have a four sided, repeated sepia pattern of an Aesthetic Movement design. All are perfect and are detailed "1104" to the reverse. Complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5" widest.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 230.00




Sepia Floral Ceramic Tile, 3 available T210
Sepia Floral Ceramic Tile, 3 available T210
Original, quality late 19th century glazed ceramic tile with a sepia coloured illustration of flowers and leaves. The reverse is detailed with the registration number for the year 1887. All is complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 34.00




Cheltenham Terracotta Floor Tile, 2 available T207
Cheltenham Terracotta Floor Tile, 2 available T207
Original, quality late 19th century 9" square red terracotta floor tile impressed to the upper surface "Clayton's Thackwell Cheltenham Patent". Some chipping to the reverse surface otherwise complete and in good order.

9" x 9" x 2".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00




Wedgwood Partridges Tile T204
Wedgwood Partridges Tile T204
Original, quality late 19th century 8" square glazed pictorial tile manufactured by 'Wedgewood & Sons'. This superb example details a covey of English Partridges in grasses and foliage all in a sepia colour, transfer printed on off-white. This artwork, although not marked is almost certainly by William Wise and produced for use in butchers and game dealer shops. Embossed to the reverse "Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Etruria". Some minor crazing to the glaze but otherwise complete and in good order.

8 1/8" x 8 1/8" x 3/8".

 
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Price: 156.00




Mintons 8
Mintons 8" Pictorial Tile T203
Original, quality late 19th century 8" glazed tile in the original wooden frame. This most unusual tile from Minton's China Works Stoke on Trent, is the first we have seen and has an impressed illustration of a figure sweeping up leaves, who appears Japanese and all in a coffee brown glaze finish. The frame is oak veneered on pine and has gilding decoration. Some plaster beading missing but otherwise complete and in good order.

Tile 8" x 8" x 0.5".

Total 10.75" x 10.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 156.00




Pike & Co Hollington Terracotta Floor Tile T196
Pike & Co Hollington Terracotta Floor Tile T196
Original, quality late 19th century terracotta floor tile impressed to the reverse for the manufacturer "Pike & Co Hollington" near Newbury Berkshire. Weathering to the upper surface with a chunk missing otherwise in good order. Just a sample with the name.

9" x 9" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 30.00




Minton Pictorial Tile T193
Minton Pictorial Tile T193
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial tile manufactured by Minton and designed by J. Moyr Smith. This example in sepia on white with a blue background is one of a set of twelve and is entitled "Lynette". Perfect and complete. Other tiles in this series may well be available.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00




Minton Sepia Pictorial Tile T191
Minton Sepia Pictorial Tile T191
Original, quality late 19th century, overall cream coloured ceramic tile with a black / grey line drawing of a riverside scene with a thatched cottage. Could be by William Wise the artist but it is not signed. Some crazing but no chips or cracks, otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 65.00




Minton Sepia Pictorial Tile T189
Minton Sepia Pictorial Tile T189
Original, quality late 19th century, overall cream coloured ceramic tile with a black / grey line drawing of a gorge scene with dwelling on the cliffside. Could be by William Wise the artist but it is not signed. Some crazing but no chips or cracks, otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 65.00




Cotswold Stone Roof Ridge Tile T182
Cotswold Stone Roof Ridge Tile T182
Original, quality 19th century Cotswold Stone Roofing Ridge Tile with a good weathered finish with mosses and lichen. Some old damage to the plain end which could be shortened if required back on a roof.

26" x 11".

6" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00




Set of 12 Ceramic Tiles T175
Set of 12 Ceramic Tiles T175
Original, quality set of twelve matching very clean late 19th century decorated and glazed ceramic tiles. These superb Victorian tiles were taken from a tiled splashback on a marble topped washstand, hence why so clean! The aesthetic movement design is mainly shades of brown and yellow on a cream background. Some corners were removed to permit screws to be mounted to hold each four tiles to the wooden frame and backboard, otherwise all are perfect. The reverse is transfer printed with the registration number for the year 1891. Complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 3/8" deep.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 230.00




Pair of Golfers Ceramic Tiles T173
Pair of Golfers Ceramic Tiles T173
Original, quality pair of 1920's glazed 12" x 6" ceramic tiles with hand painted under glaze pictures of late 19th century golfers in typical garb of the period in superb detail. The reverses are painted with "Left" and "Right". Complete and in good order with just one minuscule chip to the bottom edge on one. These are the first we have seen.

12" x 6" x 3/8" thick.

 
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Price: 400.00




Red on White Minton Tile, 5 available T171
Red on White Minton Tile, 5 available T171
Original, quality late 19th century Minton Tile of a serious Arts and Crafts design of red decoration on an off white background. Four in good order and one chipped.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00




Floral Ceramic Tile T170
Floral Ceramic Tile T170
Original, quality late 19th century ceramic tile, detailed in colour with yellow anenome flowers and leaves and other brown corner decoration. Some minor crazing otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 15.00




Aesthetic Movement Glazed Tile, 3 available T169
Aesthetic Movement Glazed Tile, 3 available T169
Original, quality late 19th century pictorial glazed tile in the aesthetic movement style with a two colour decoration of seed pods and flowers on a cream background. The left hand tile has a miniscule chip to the top left hand corner and a glazing hairline to the surface otherwise all are complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00




Sepia Decorated Tile, 2 available T168
Sepia Decorated Tile, 2 available T168
Late 19th century glazed tile decorated in sepia with a design of wild rose flowers and leaves with swags around. No chips or cracks and complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 15.00




Sepia Fishing Boat Tile, 6 available T153
Sepia Fishing Boat Tile, 6 available T153
Original, quality 1920's, pictorial cream coloured glazed ceramic tile with a sepia detail of fishing boats in a cove, within a border of seaweed, fish and sealife. The edge of each is printed "165". Some very minor chips to three tiles, otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 3/8".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00




Tube Lined Floral Tile, 8 matching available T152
Tube Lined Floral Tile, 8 matching available T152
A good run of original, quality, late 19th century, tube line decorated glazed tiles with two coloured detail of a flower head, a further bud and leaves. These near mint condition tiles are unbelievably clean due to their life within a marble topped washstand splash back. The glazing has a soft crazing and the reverse is embossed "England". All are complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 3/8".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 30.00




Minton Aesop's Fables Tile T119
Minton Aesop's Fables Tile T119
Original, quality, late 19th century, sepia on cream pictorial tile of the 'Aesop's Fables' series manufactured by Minton as a series of twelve tiles. The reverse is embossed "Minton China Works, Stoke on Trent" and the illustration to the front has a cameo of "The Tortoise Which Wished to Learn to Fly". In perfect condition, complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 95.00




Minton Glazed Tile, 4 & 2 damaged available T115
Minton Glazed Tile, 4 & 2 damaged available T115
Original, quality, late 19th century, glazed and coloured ceramic 6" tile. The three colour design on white has a central wide band of pale blue, with white silhouette flowers and a white on black on beige border above and below. The reverse is embossed "Minton and Hollins and Co, No.2, Stoke on Trent". These tiles will work side by side to form a continuous pattern. Three are perfect, one has a chip to one corner and two others have been trimmed at one end of the horizontal pattern. The trimmed ones are free of charge with the others, if all are purchased.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 38.00




Minton Majolica Tile, 8 available T114
Minton Majolica Tile, 8 available T114
Original, quality, late 19th century, 6" square glazed majolica brightly coloured tile in an Aesthetic Movement design, with a central band of blue flower heads, leaves and other bands of detail above and below. These tiles will work side by side to form a continuous pattern. The reverse is faintly embossed for the manufacturer "Minton and Co, Stoke on Trent". Six are perfect and four have either a chip to the corner or the corner is missing, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00




Maws Pictorial Tile T109
Maws Pictorial Tile T109
Original, quality, late 19th century, sepia on cream coloured glazed ceramic tile, with a very detailed design of fruit and flowers, with a circular panel of a bird on a branch, all in the Aesthetic Movement style. The reverse is embossed "Maw and Co Ltd, England" and "AO" and all is complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00




Pictorial Tile T95
Pictorial Tile T95
Original, quality, late 19th century, overall cream coloured ceramic tile, with a black line drawing of a water mill scene. Looks to be by the artist 'William Wise' but it is not signed. Some minor chips to two edges and two corners, otherwise complete and in good order.

6" x 6" x 3/8".

 
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Price: 45.00




1911 Coronation Teapot Stand TPS7
1911 Coronation Teapot Stand TPS7
Original, quality two-colour glazed tile-shaped teapot stand issued to celebrate the coronation of King George V & Queen Mary on June 22nd 1911. This most unusual item has a double ceramic cameo in sepia of their Majesties beneath the crown to the centre and the following countries named to the corners and sides "England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales, India, Canada, Australia & South Africa". Each corner of this tile has a ball foot to the underside. Some crazing to the off-white central panel, some minor chips to the edges plus the top right corner has lost a large chip or two, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

6" square x 0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00