Minton tile, ‘Quentin Durward’ by Moyr Smith, c. 1880
Minton Waverley tile, printed in brown & ochre with figures in a Renaissance interior, titled ‘Quentin Durward’ / ‘Louis Quentin & Jacqueline’ , signed lower left ‘Moyr Smith’The reverse with “MINTONS CHINA WORKS / STOKE ON TRENT”, c. 1880
good condition, minor rim frits
This scene is from the popular series illustrating Sir Walter Scotts 'Waverley' set of novels, in this case Quentin & Jacqueline from the book 'Quentin Durward. The Waverley series of tiles were first exhibited at an exhibition in Paris in 1878.