Taken from the much larger 'fresco of the blue monkeys' found in the 'House of the Frescoes' at the Minoan palace of Knossos, on Crete. The original dates to c. 1500 BC. Knossos was the centre of Minoan art on Crete. Its frescoes are amongst the most famous in the ancient Greek world.
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.
|dimensions etc||Height: 19cm Width: 12cm|
Minoan blue monkeys fresco tile
- Code: MM-090
- Status: In Stock
- excl tax: £25.00