Art Pottery. Tile. Sancta Cecilia. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. Faulkner, Kate, painter (British, 1842-1898). A head and shoulders painted portrait of a woman, drawn in black, set on a deep blue ground. Her long, wavy, blonde hair is tucked behind her ear and she wears a green cap and gown. She holds a scroll of music in her right hand. Around her head is an elaborate halo, inscribed 'SANCTA CECILIA'. The glaze is dull, the sides of the tile are unglazed and the back is flat and rough. Cut down 6 inch tile. Buff earthenware, slip-coated, glazed and painted in blue, yellow, sage green, flesh-pink and black enamel colours, diameter 15.2 cm, circa 1865. Arts and Crafts. Notes: Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians and Church music.
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