(1839 – 1917)
William de Morgan was an English potter, tile designer and author. He was a friend of William Morris and designed for Morris & Co. from 1863 to 1872. His tiles were characterized by medieval or Islamic design patterns. Motifs such as galleons, fish, birds, and animals were also common in his design work. His work is part of the permanent collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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Merton Abbey Mongolian Pattern Tiles >
H 2 x L 22.5 x W 22.5 cm
Painted with a Persian flower design in shades of blue, purple and green
Impressed marks to reverse
Ref. DM211, DM212