Tin-glazed earthenware Tile, John Sadler, Liverpool, c.1758-61


This John Sadler (1720-89) tin-glazed tile is printed in black with a scene depicting a gentleman playing the flute to a seated girl singing, within a rococo border.

Dealer labels for Jonathan Horne.

Condition: Good - no cracks or restoration, just a shallow loss to the top edge.

Dimensions: 12.7 cm across

Ref. See Anthony Ray (B4-5) for a similar example.

Liverpool Printed Tiles, Anthony Ray (ECC Transactions, vol. 9, no. 1, 1973).

Delftware: The Tin-glazed Earthenware of the British Isles, Michael Archer (V&A/HMSO, 1997).

English Delftware, F.H. Garner and Michael Archer (Faber & Faber, 1972).


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