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A TIN-GLAZED EARTHENWARE POLYCHROME FLOOR TILE
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A TIN-GLAZED EARTHENWARE POLYCHROME FLOOR TILE

CIRCA 1600-40, PROBABLY LONDON, ALDGATE POTHOUSE

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A TIN-GLAZED EARTHENWARE POLYCHROME FLOOR TILE
CIRCA 1600-40, PROBABLY LONDON, ALDGATE POTHOUSE
Painted in blue, ochre, yellow and green with a goat between grasses, within concentric circles, on a blue ground reserved with stencilled leaf-ornament to each corner (small flake to glaze and chip to reverse)
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide
Provenance
With Jonathan Horne, London.
Literature
Jonathan Horne, A Collection of English Pottery, Part XI, London, 1991, no. 291.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D416.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

For a group of similarly decorated tile shards attributed to Aldgate pothouse and dated 1571-1615 see Ian M. Betts and Rosemary I. Weinstein, Tin-Glazed Tiles from London, London, 2010, pp. 98-99.

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