Portugal/Floral Tile

On September 22, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Made in Portugal   circa 1800’s

Blue and off-white matte glazes cover this very old tile from Portugal.   It came from Norman Karlson’s collection (he is the author of books on American art tile).  The surface has crazing and some bubbling from the kiln.   Attractive floral motif and decorated corner.

5  1/8″ sq x 1/2″ thick

Very good condition; signs of age and small chips

Qty = 3

$60 each

 

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