VINTAGE MID-20TH CENTURY SIGNED'PAULY' HAND DECORATED STONEWARE CERAMIC. Mid-20th century vintage hand decorated figurative ceramic wall art tiles. 12" Width x 11 ½ " Height (frame). 8 ½ "Width x 8 ¼" Height (image). Offered for sale is this wonderful vintage mid-20th century fairly large format, 12 inch by nearly 12 inch wood mounted, hand decorated signed'Pauly' stoneware ceramic tile wall art of an ancient Egyptian or Byzantine soldier wearing a cask metal helmet with fabric wrap around skirt, in front of an archaic stucco building in the background.
The tile is in very well-preserved overall vintage condition, with nary a single scuff, scratch or mark on it. It's completely free of hairline cracks, flea-bites to any of its edges or other damage. The original, period pine wood frame is also largely free of any damage and was stained with a deep walnut stain. There's a routered out groove on the back of the wood backing board and a horizontal wire used to hang and wall mount the framed ceramic tile.
The tile is slab constructed, with a bas-relief, raised, hand decorated surface. The ceramic glaze has a matte finish and there have been no repairs or any other intervention performed on the art tile.Very beautiful and in simply magnificent condition. Very Good to Excellent overall vintage condition. The item "MID-20TH C VINT SIGNED DEC STONEWARE CERAMIC TILE OF ANCIENT SOLDIER WALL ART" is in sale since Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Tiles". The seller is "modsanctuary" and is located in Milford, New Hampshire.This item can be shipped worldwide.