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    Posted 7 years ago

    surfdub66
    (447 items)

    I pulled these from a skip !!
    I think they're very old delft tiles , they're roughly 5"square and have both seen better days ,
    Obviously somebody thought they were worth keeping and glued them together at some stage .
    One has I think the image of Jesus with a maiden on her knees (wish I had that power) !!! Lol
    The other a lone figure that looks like they're listning
    To God above..
    Has anyone any idea of age or any knowledge they'd like to share on these ??
    Many thanks for looking :-)
    Just found some on the web , they were made in Rotterdam in the 1780s !!!
    The tile in pic 2 I think is called the woman of cannan (Mathew xv.22)
    How cool !!

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      very beautiful!!
    2. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Thanks Sean ;-) for your love & cool comments ;-)
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      Amazing!! Truly incredible that they've survived for all these years.
    4. Bonniemae Bonniemae, 7 years ago
      From a church? Stations of the cross possibly?
    5. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Thank you jscott0363 & Bonniemae for your loves & cool comments,
      I think someone may of had them fixed on a fireplace or washstand !! Poss from a church somewhere !
      I'll frame them to keep them safe ;-)
      Sd
    6. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Thanks for your loves-
      Manikin
      Sklo42
      Vetraio50
      Trey
      & Ho2culcha ;-))
    7. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Thanks Mikelve85
      Kivatinitz
      & Rick55
      For your loves :-)

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