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Pair of Tile Panels
Pair of tile panels depicting a stork and an eagle. Each panel consists of five large tiles surrounded by six narrow tiles at the vertical sides, in addition, the whole is framed by 28 narrow black border tiles. On the left, a white stork, and one the right, a eagle. Both birds turn this heads to the outside and each are resting on one leg on the branch of a tree, and also both gave a large red sun set against a yellow background. The two panels are framed with a border painted in black with a zig-zag pattern, surrounded by a plain blue border.
Size: Height: 109 cm.
Artist / Maker: Firm of Simpson and Company
Object Type: ceramic tile
Actual Date: 1871
Century: 19th century
Museum Accession Number: 1991.18.1 & 2/Cer