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Royal Delft Porceleyne de Fles

Antique Royal Delft Dragonfly Tile Arts and Crafts Porceleyne de Fles

$ 65.00
A wonderful Arts and Crafts era tile by Porcelyne de Fles  otherwise known as Royal Delft. Designed in cuenca, or raised line, with crystalline matte glazes this tile features a dragonfly. This is refereed to as a brick tile as it was designed to  be installed. Measures 4 1/8" square, and 1/2" thick. This is one of the animal tiles designed by L.E.F Bodart (1888-1933) in the 1910's. Unsigned. The tile has a shallow chip on the left edge.

Although Dutch, these tiles were often sold in the USA by the Pardee Tile Company of Perth Amboy, NJ in the 1920's, along with their stock of Grueby tiles.

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