Attention the items you are bidding are ORIGINAL ca 1900 tiles that belongs to the Art Nouveau Period. Art Nouveau was one first attempts to join art and industry, simplified naturalistic motifs, geometrical concave convex abstractions and elegant movement were some of its regular characteristics, and although applied distinctly in different areas of Europe it formed a single style. Apart from its beauty, is for this reason these tiles are so attractive. They are part of applied arts history of the early 20th century.
These architectural antique pieces can be reinstalled, basically as accents in your home, kitchen, bathroom or garden. Or collected, and you can discover an exiting new world !.
These are excellent quality items. Colors are firm, and intense, but not plain, because if tile has a low relief or high relief enamel will deposit there in different way so an elegant color on color variety is achieved. As was a handcraft, varieties from one tile to other is expected. Besides its unique looking caused by a gentle natural crazing conferees these pieces a sophisticated looking, that will dress your space. The materials used those years were by far much better than modern, you will not find a single modern tile that can have those exact rare color shades and finishing. You will not disappointed, we have been dealing in eBay for years with an always positive response from you.
We have more of this pattern available but note quantities for antique tiles means not many of each !. Each listing has the quantity available detailed.
STYLE: Art Nouveau
TECHNIQUE: Manufacture: Dust pressed clay tile using a mould & horsehead press, then burned. Decoration: Relief molded majolica finished with colored glazes.
ORIGIN: Richards - England
MARKS: Each tile in our store has a characteristic factory background some factories used stamped logos on reverse.
DIMENSIONS: 6x6 inches each tile. Thickness of biscuit is 0.33 inches aprox.
APPROXIMATE DATE: Between 1890 to 1910
ITEM CONDITION This tile is in very fine condition, no flaws or repairs exist. Cement on reverse was carefully removed so minimal traces are remaining. Surface, as you can see, has a firm color and smooth glaze surface. Only minimal scratches and tiny chips may be seen, but on edges so easily hidden with grouting when reinstalling. Nothing for a more than 100 year old architectural piece.
If you are buying many of them and you want a picture to have a look of the general condition no problem to supply, but image shown is well representative of tiles you will get. I am very careful when selecting the pieces to my clients.
AUTHENTICITY Attention Our tiles are original antiques. For that reason you will get an exclusive product, that will differ a lot with modern reproductions. Neither the high quality enamels are reached by modern industry, nor the biscuit because it is no longer made employing hand operated dust presses .
These tiles have resisted 100 years and will resist 100 years more with superb lively colors only achieved by ancient technique production.
Real antique tiles will provide a superb looking to your project, and any guest will greatly appreciate them.
Our antique tiles are part of one of the most impressive refined and varied original antique tile from the 19th & up to 1920 stock that may exist.
The styles of the tiles are the Art Nouveau in its various forms German Jugendstil with its geometric art nouveau. Belgium and France Organic art nouveau, and also the impressive Great Britain production is well represented in our stock. We also have Victorian Edwardian transfer pattern tiles which we grouped in the category aesthetic.
We can affirm we own the most complete and extensive stock that exists in the world of fine French tiles “etanniferos of s19 from Pas Calais Region. With beautiful blue and purple on white background, these pieces stand out for their beauty and simplicity of design.
Finally we sell refined accessories in solid bronze like door knockers pulls handles etc. a perfect complement for your bathroom or kitchen restoration.
ORIGIN These tiles com from demolition and uninstall in our Uruguayan cities where they were used in great profusion in the early XX century. The economic boom of our cities at the beginning of the century made it possible to use large quantities of rich material that combined with a great expansion of city areas demanding of easiness and fast construction made tiling a perfect finishing material.A subsequent economic decline did preserve these gems because of low pressure over this area of real estate retained by this city many of these homes undisturbed.
CONDITION AND QUANTITIES GENERAL COMMENT As you can see on most item listings there are more than one pieces available. Condition of all others is identical to this shown. Also colors painting etc are the same with minimal imperceptible variations as these items were done in a handcrafted way. If you wish a photo of all those you want together, do not doubt to request it. We will be happy to supply any additional photos.
IT IS EASY TO BUY IN OUR STORE
We sell items per unit or in quantities, but these varies a lot depending on tile pattern. Of some tiles we have a few pieces while of others we have dozens and in some cases up to 300 pieces.
Most of items are ready to buy now so you do not have to wait for deadlines and you can buy multiple pieces at once.
SHIPPING CHARGES, DO NOT WORRY
We are responsible in case of damage or lost. Although this seldom happens we will replace lost or damaged tiles.
We are always happy to combine, if you buy less than 4 lbs (that are about 4 tiles of 6x6 inches) then they will be posted via registered mail with tracking and will arrive in about 15/20 days.
For more than 4 lbs shipping method will be via FedEx and it will arrive worldwide in approximately 3 days with realtime online tracking at very convenient prices. You have the shipping cost label at the listing or you can email us that we will supply the cost of shipping. " Simplified rule " Orders of 4 pcs. or more 6x6 tiles always watch the FedEx shipping charges.
WE HAVE THE REQUIRED APPROVALS AND PROFESSIONALISM
For the sale of these exquisite piece of architecture for our firm is led by an architect who graduated from the Universidad de La Republica Oriental del Uruguay. Member of the SAU (Sociedad de Arquitectos del Uruguay ) and the UIA (Union Internationel des Architects).
For this reason we will help and advise you to choose pieces for your design. As well we can provide images for you to see how pieces combine.
If you are doing a restoration you can supply plans with information so as we can adjust quantities of tiles needed according to areas available and our stock.
ALSO WE HAVE GREAT EXPERIENCE
For many years we sell internationally, for this reason we know the necessary care that is required in the shipment of tiles. Just as all necessary documentation so that they arrive safely to your destination in reasonable time.
We ship from a small package to large volummes having reached destinations as far away as Japan, Brazil, Russia, Italy, France, Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Thailand, India, Rest of Europe,
WORLDWIDE Vendemos azulejos originales antiguos del siglo 19 y principios del siglo 20.Nous vendons des carreaux tuiles antiques originaux du 19ème siècle et début du 20e siècle. Wir verkaufen original antiken Fliesen aus dem 19. Jahrhundert und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts.Πουλάμε αρχική αντίκα πλακάκια από το 19ο αιώνα και στις αρχές του 20ου αιώνα.Vendiamo piastrelle originali d'epoca dal 19 ° secolo e agli inizi del 20 ° secolo.我々は、19世紀から20世紀初頭から、オリジナルのアンティークタイルを売っています。Nós vendemos o original azulejos antigos, do século 19 e início do século 20.Мы продаем оригинальные антикварные плитки с 19-го века и в начале 20 века.我们销售从19世纪和20世纪初的原仿古砖