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FS16: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Doulton Lambeth Faience Tile Panel For the Columbian Exposition 1893

Auction Lot FS16/453

A Doulton Lambeth faience tile panel for the Columbian Exposition 1893 the six tiles enamelled by Esther Lewis with a view of St Paul's Cathedral from Queen Street Bridge (now rebuilt as Southwark Bridge), 30 x 56 cm not including frame, printed circular marks and one tile signed E Lewis verso. the lot is offered with the certificate, two diplomas awarded by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition for her skill as an Inventor and as Designer and Artist together with a bronze medallion and covering letter. *More simply known as the Chicago World's Fair it was intended to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Columbus's arrival in the US the panel and related ephemera are by direct family decent.

A Doulton Lambeth Faience Tile Panel For the Columbian Exposition 1893 (FS16/453) offered in our Two Day Fine Sale starting on 31st October 2012 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A Doulton Lambeth faience tile panel for the Columbian Exposition 1893 the six tiles enamelled by Esther Lewis with a view of St Paul's Cathedral from Queen Street Bridge (now rebuilt as Southwark Bridge), 30 x 56 cm not including frame, printed circular marks and one tile signed E Lewis verso. the lot is offered with the certificate, two diplomas awarded by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition for her skill as an Inventor and as Designer and Artist together with a bronze medallion and covering letter. *More simply known as the Chicago World's Fair it was intended to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Columbus's arrival in the US the panel and related ephemera are by direct family decent.

Price Realised

£4,700

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS16: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Wednesday, 31st October 2012
Thursday, 1st November 2012

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:30am on Thursday, 1st November 2012 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glass section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Nic SainteyNic Saintey


Andrew ThomasAndrew Thomas


Important Notes

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