Delft tile fireplace. Classic vintage reproduction tiles to suit your period feature and victorian fireplaces surrounds. The famous delft tiles have a rich long history of being used all over europe in fine homes churches castles and cathedrals. Deciding which tile company to use.
Design from william de morgan william morris and philip webb. Our victorian tiles are hand made and we use the same glazing techniques as used by the 19th century victorian tile manufacturers. Delftware or delft pottery also known as delft blue dutch.
Here at nelis dutch village we carry many different qualities and styles of delft tilesthese tiles also come in delft blue multicolored delft or manganese special order only. Looking for delft is a tin glazed pottery that has been made since the seventeenth century in holland. The dc big flea antiques market november 3rd 4th saturday 9a 6p sunday 11a 5p dulles expo center 4320 chantilly shopping ctr chantilly va 20151.
Delftware in the latter sense is one of the types of tin glazed earthenware or faience in which a white glaze is applied usually decorated with metal oxides. There are three standard sizes for our square hand made tiles. It is decorated with blue on white or with colored decorations.
The thickness for all tiles is 9 mm. William morris victorian tiles for fireplaces walls and porches from victorian ceramics. Delft was made in england in the eighteenth century.
Delft antique collectable. Tiles to order for kitchens bathrooms swimming pools fireplaces and commercial premises such as restaurants shops and other public space. Hand painted tiles by art on tiles the bespoke hand painted tile company based in the uk.
Sepia delft tiles surrounded the fireplace their crudely drawn biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine while above them instead of a mantelshelf there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry hung wall behind. We import and sell thousands of items from the netherlands so call us if you cant find what youre looking for.