Lot 147: Morris (William). A Tulip and Trellis pattern tile, circa 1870-1880, tin-glazed earthenware tile, hand-painted with blue flowers and green foliage, slightly chipped in places (mainly to edges), 153mm (6") square. Provenance: From the collection of artist decorator Charles Eaton (1885-1963); thence by descent to the god-daughter and cousin of his daughter Lilian Eaton, the current vendor. Scarce tile designed by William Morris; a pattern which was produced concurrently by both Morris & Co. and William de Morgan's Chelsea Pottery. (1)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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