Tile with kingfisher with its beak thrust through a large fish

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  • Title

    Tile with kingfisher with its beak thrust through a large fish

  • Artist/maker

    William Frend De Morgan (1839 - 1917) (potter)
  • Associated place

    Merton Borough (place of creation)
  • Date

    1882 - 1888
  • Material and technique

    earthenware with red lustre

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15.2 cm (height)
    15.2 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented in memory of Robert Lovell Drage, by his daughter by Mrs P. H. L. Straghan, 1974.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 507-509 no. 287

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