This late 18th century Delft tile mural depicts a Koff ship under sail. The ship is named 'Paredies', which is the Frisian word for 'Paradise'. A koff is a historical type of sailing vessel that was used for coastal shipping off Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany in the 18th and 19th centuries. The mural in manganese depicts the koff on 12 tiles. It was fabricated in the Dutch city of Harlingen around 1790. It is of an extraordinary quality.
The mural has completely been prepared by us to be reused for tiling projects. Do note that it has professional restorations, which makes it less suitable to be used for tiling projects in which it will be exposed to moisture or frequent cleaning (bathroom/kitchen backsplash). It will not be a problem to install the mural in any other kind of indoor situation. More information can be found below or can be requested by contacting us.
|Inventory number||AMS 57|
|Production area (city)||Harlingen|
|Size mural (approx.)||15.4" (w) by 20.5" (h) or 39 cm (w) by 52 cm (h)|
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- Product disclaimer
Antique tiles are handmade, so variations in color, size and texture are to be expected. Also, due to the age of the items, small chips and signs of use are common and considered to be part of antique tiles and the overall experience. Our tiles have been rinsed and cleaned intensely, making them suitable to be reused. However, we can never guarantee that all traces of sooth, salt or other forms of pollution have completely been extracted from the tiles. We expect our customers to be aware of this matter.
Due to the relative inconsistencies of various display monitors, the colors you see on your screen may not be a totally accurate reproduction of the actual product. We strive to make our colors as accurate as possible, but screen images are intended as a guide only and should not be regarded as absolutely correct.
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We are a family firm specialized in Delft tiles. Our stock covers the entire production period, which started around 1570 and ended just after 1900. If you are interested in working with us, please always feel free to get in touch.