Lot 29: Sold for £1,850 hammer

Estimate £400-£600

Eleven early 20th Century 6in W B Simpson & Sons tiles each hand painted with a star sign comprising Leo, Virgo, Sagittarius, two Pieces, two Aquarius, two Aries, two Taurus, all painted in sepia tone, impressed marks verso. (11)

Condition report
All have crazing and all have plaster / fixing residue to the back and edges. One Aries has a fleabite to the top left corner One Pieces has staining to the right side One Taurus has a chip to the front bottom edge One Aries has chipping to the bottom edge One Aquarius has a chip to the top right corner Virgo has a chip to the top rim edge

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