Medieval Floor Tile

English, 1400-1475

Earthenware. Slip decorated with a central flower and radiating foliage. Probably made in the Severn Valley for a monastery. Warm red tint to glaze. Traces of original lime mortar. From an English collection, bought well and thus offered at below market value. Good condition with minor glaze chips, no restoration.

5-1/2" square.
 
$275
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