16 Portuguese tiles made in the second half of the 17th century, most likely made in the city of Lisbon. Decorated with flower motivs and ribbons, the design can be arranged in two ways. This design can be found at several locations in and near Porto.The tiles are still in situ at churches in Amarante, as well as. More information on these tiles in: J. You can find this design in blue/white and in more colors, I found a picture of this design in color online. The picture is taken at the Convento dos Grilos, Porto.
Some chips to corners and sides and some imperfections in the glaze. Some light variation in color blue, presumably created during the firing process.Size of these Portuguese tiles is 13.7 x 13.7 cm each (5.3 square each tile) Portuguese antique tiles in general are made primitively and therefore size, shape and thickness can vary a little. Backside of the tiles is cut as can be seen on the pictures; this is usually the case with 17th century Portuguese tiles. In antique tiles (Medieval, Portuguese, Spanish, Delft, Art Nouveau and Art Deco) and Dutch Delftware from 17th and 18th century. For TACS (Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society) in England I organize the yearly tile fair in Nottingham.
The item "16 Portuguese handpainted antique tiles from 17th Century Set 2" is in sale since Saturday, May 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Tiles". The seller is "markvanveenantiquetiles" and is located in Rossum GLD.This item can be shipped worldwide.