Antique American Majolica Portrait Tile - USET - Ophelia

$195.00
Quantity available: 1

A rare majolica portrait tile from the United States Encaustic Tile Company of Indianapolis, IN, c. 1886, depicting Shakespeare's Ophelia, finished in a translucent amber gold glaze. The tile is intaglio carved "Ophelia" and formed in very high relief; it is in very good condition with light wear to some of the flowers in her hair and glaze bruises from previous use in fireplace at highpoints as shown. Please write with any questions you may have.

Item Details

Reference #:
AP1079
Quantity
1
Category
Ceramics
Department
Antiques
Year
1877-1886
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
6.00 x 6.00 x 1.00
Weight
1.50
Condition
very good
Material
dust-pressed clay