This is a detail from a larger fresco dating to 1500 BC, originating from Knossos palace in Crete. The original is displayed at the museum in Heraklion, Crete.

Made for us in Greece, our collection of ceramic wall-tiles are painted by hand, so there may be a slight variation in colour from piece to piece. In order to make them look as close to the original as possible, many of the tiles have a 'craquelure' effect, to replicate the fine pattern of "cracking" formed on the surface of paintings, in particular due to the ageing of paints and pigments.

Should you wish to put these tiles in a bathroom or garden, we recommend that you apply a coat of transparent PVA sealant to protect them from rain and frost. They are supplied ready to hang, with a sturdy, embedded metal strip or, if preferred, they can be incorporated as features within a tiled wall.

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dimensions Height: 40cm Width: 28cm

Minoan Blue Bird fresco tile (large)

  • Code: MM-303
  • Status: In Stock
  • £100.00

  • excl tax: £83.33