Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

Fine & Decorative Arts - Day One

Fri, Oct 14, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1283


Estimate: $80 - $120
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ENGLISH CERAMIC TILES, LOT OF 16, including four Shakespearean examples including Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and The Tempest with cream ground, four examples depicting various scenes from Tennyson's The Idylls of the King poem including "ENID", "PELLEAS", "GERAINT", and LYNETTE", signed "J. MOYR SMITH" to front, three examples featuring figures performing trades including a tailor, a blacksmith, and a cooper, and three biblical theme examples including "THE WISE MEN FROM THE EAST", "CHRIST WALKING ON THE SEA", and "GOING UP TO JERUSALEM". Marks to back include "FLOREAT / MAW / SALOPIA" and "MINTONS / CHINA WORKS / STOKE ON TRENT". Mintons, Stoke-on-Trent; Benthall Works England; and others. Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century. 6" x 6".
Provenance: From a private West Virginia collection.


Excellent, mostly undamaged condition, except a few having minor chip or roughness to edges; tailor example having chip to lower front right corner.