Earthenware pavement tile, 16th Century


Blue and white-painted earthenware pavement tile with decoration of one skull and two cross bones; small rope for framework.

16th Century

Height: 16,5 cm (6-1/2 in.) - Width: 17 cm (6-2/3 in.) - Depth: 2 cm (3/4 in.)

A pavement tile from the famous set in Brou (circa 1530) also depicts its interpretation of the Memento mori theme (Consult Exhibition Bourg-en-Bresse, Images du pouvoir, pavements de faïence en France du XIIIe au XVIIe siècle [Power mages, earthenware pavements in France during the 13th-17th Century], June 24- September 24, 2000, cat. p 123, fig. 2f)

Few losses on borders, wear

Condition report : Few losses on borders, wear

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Period :  16th Century
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014090891