Faucher Tile Collection

Faucher Tile Collection

Number: 187
Maker: Minton China Works
Country: England
Date Made: 1875
Pattern: Literary
Illustration: "Gervain", by Moyr Smith, from the "Idylls of the King" series.
Technique: Transfer printing - polychrome
Marks: On front - signed by 'Moyr Smith'; on back - none.
Size: 6" x 6"
Thickness: 4/10"
Clay Body: White
Comment: Alfred, Lord Tennyson was made Poet Laureate by Queen Victorian in 1850 and he served for 42 years. His series 'The Idylls Of The King' are poems about the legends of King Arthur. Moyr Smith produced a series of 12 tile designs for Mintons China Works b
Category: Named Series

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