This glazed ornamental wall tile was manufactured at Minton's China Works in Stoke-on-Trent, England, after a design attributed to Christopher Dresser. It was exhibited by Minton Hollins & Co at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition; the company was awarded a gold medal for its display of 'Tiles, Encaustic, Plain and Artistic'.

Physical Description

Earthenware tile, with black underglaze, decorated with a design of bight blue storks in flight above lapping waves in front of a full moon.

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