CALIFORNIA FAIENCE - ROUND PEACOCK TILE

Up for auction today, is a round MINT California Faience tile with a stylized peacock. This rare Bay Area beauty has a turquoise blue band (high gloss) followed by a small border band of cocoa brown. Inside this band on a mustard background is the stylized peacock in a dark blue with turquoise peacock 'eyes'. Each feather, design on the feather, and the peacock's body has the thin raised brown border yielding an overall jeweled effect for the bird. The work is extraordinarily intricate and amazingly accurate. This is a lovely piece and displays beautifully. Please be sure to view all my photos. The last photo is a scanned image of the bottom of the piece. .

DIMENSIONS: 5 ¼ " wide, and 17" circumference

MARKS: cursive style 'California Faience'

CONDITION: MINT condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines, or repairs. I have given the tile a cursory wash in mild soapy water.

Please ask ANY questions you may have about this auction before bidding! My definition of mint, as used in my auctions, means the item is as it left the factory. T may be small factory imperfections on any of the pieces I auction. Check my photos carefully and again, please ask any questions prior to bidding.

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