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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 232

    A WILLIAM DE MORGAN 'BEDFORD PARK ANEMONE' POTTERY TILE

    1882-1888

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM DE MORGAN 'BEDFORD PARK ANEMONE' POTTERY TILE
    1882-1888
    Painted with flowers against foliage, in an ebonised wood frame
    6 x 6 in. (15.3 cm. x 15.3 cm.)
    Impressed Merton Abbey mark
    Together with a William De Morgan tile fragment, painted with two white flowers against a turquoise ground, 8 x 7 in. (20.3 cm. x 17.8 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Metford Warner.


    Literature

    Jon Catleugh, William De Morgan Tiles, Shepton Beauchamp, 1991, p. 52, pl. 28 (design for Bedford Park Anemone); Martin Greenwood, The Designs of William De Morgan, Ilminster, 1989, p. 195, pl. 14 (design drawing illustrated for the turquoise ground example).