The Fine Sale | 22 November 2017

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220

A pair of Dutch Delft tile panels of Roman soldiers

Sold for £550

Est: £600–800

A pair of Dutch Delft tile panels of Roman soldiers, late18th century/early 19th, of six tiles each in shades of blue and manganese, 38cm x 25.5cm
The source material for these tile panels could from a series of Virtue and Vices (these emblematic of War) be Jacques de Gheyn II. See British Museum Collection, Prints, Museum number 1873,0809.465. Soldiers,especially Dutch soldiers, were a popular subject for Delft tiles in the 17th century, often taking as their source Jacob de Gheyn's Wapenhandelinghe van roers, musquetten ende spiessen (The Exercise of Arms) first published in 1607.

No serious damage or restoration noted.

The Fine Sale

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 10.00am

Donnington Priory
Oxford Road
Donnington
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 2JE

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