Antique 18th century Dutch Delft Tile Blue and White Ferry to Church Seascape
A late 18th century Dutch Delft tile made from tin glazed earthenware. It has a hand painted scene of two men small rowing boat who have just ferried across a river. One appears to be climbing out, perhaps to go the the church painted in the background with tall trees behind it. There are three sailing boats sailing in the distance out to sea. Three swans swim in the foreground across the river. The scene is painted across the whole of the tile, it is completely border-less.
In good antique condition with a tiny chip to the bottom right edge no cracks nor restoration, there is some glaze crazing. It has been previously bonded to a wall. Please see the images.
This is a great antique delft tile to add to any collection or for installation.The last image shows this tile with some others offered for sale separately.
Width 5 1/8 inches ( 13 cm)
Height 5 1/8 inches ( 13 cm)
Weight 205 grammes unpacked
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