A SET OF SEVEN MINTON'S ART POTTERY FRAMED TILE PANELS OF 'THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN' DESIGNED BY HENRY STACY MARKS
A SET OF SEVEN MINTON'S ART POTTERY FRAMED TILE PANELS OF 'THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN' DESIGNED BY HENRY STACY MARKS
A SET OF SEVEN MINTON'S ART POTTERY FRAMED TILE PANELS OF 'THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN' DESIGNED BY HENRY STACY MARKS
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A SET OF SEVEN MINTON'S ART POTTERY FRAMED TILE PANELS OF 'THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN' DESIGNED BY HENRY STACY MARKS
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A SET OF SEVEN MINTON'S ART POTTERY FRAMED TILE PANELS OF 'THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN', DESIGNED BY HENRY STACY MARKS, R.A., R.W.S., H.R.C.A., H.R.P.C.

LATE 19TH CENTURY, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PRINTED MINTON'S FACTORY MARKS, SOME WITH DATE CYPHER AND ARTIST'S MONOGRAMS

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A SET OF SEVEN MINTON'S ART POTTERY FRAMED TILE PANELS OF 'THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN', DESIGNED BY HENRY STACY MARKS, R.A., R.W.S., H.R.C.A., H.R.P.C.
LATE 19TH CENTURY, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PRINTED MINTON'S FACTORY MARKS, SOME WITH DATE CYPHER AND ARTIST'S MONOGRAMS
Each painted with a different scene taken from William Shakespeare's 'As You Like It', the figures set against a gold ground, four signed 'H.S. Marks', within black and gilt wood frame; together with two Minton's framed square tiles, designed and signed by H.S. Marks with further artist's monogram, one painted with a lady carrying fish, the other with a man contemplating a pig
The Seven Ages of Man examples: 23 in. x 13 ¼ in. (58.5 x 33.5 cm.) including frame approx.
Literature
B. Coleman, The Best of British Arts & Crafts, Atglen, PA, 2004, p. 131, 141 (part).

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Henry Stacy Marks R.A., R.W.S., H.R.C.A., H.R.P.C. (1829-1898) was a British artist who in his early career, took a particular interest in Shakespearean and medieval themes. He carried out decorative work for various patrons including the Minton works and for the stained-glass manufacturers Clayton and Bell; he also designed a frieze for the outside of the Royal Albert Hall, London.

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