Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 16

Pair of Aesthetic Movement Cast Fire Inserts with Mintons Aesop's Fables Tiles

$16,825.11per set

About

Thomas Jeckyll in the style of. A rare pair of Aesthetic Movement cast iron fire inserts, each with twelve Minton tiles, printed in blue and white with comical designs by John Moyr-Smith from Aesop's Fables. The designs Moyr Smith drew on these tiles are known as:- The Dog and his shadow. The Fox & the Goat. The Hare and the Tortoise. The Frogs Who Wished for a King. The Wolf and the Lamb. The Fox and the Crow. The Tortoise and the Ducks (the Tortoise wished to learn to fly). The Fox drinks with the Stork. The Lion and the Rat. (Mouse). The Wolf and the Crane. The Ape and the Cat. (The Monkey and the Cat). The Goat, Calf and Sheep in partnership with the Lion.

Details

  • Creator
    Minton (Maker),John Moyr Smith (Artist)
  • Similar to
    Thomas Jeckyll (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Width: 38.5 in. (97.79 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Aesthetic Movement (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Ceramic,Iron,Cast,Fired
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2243322100982

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in London, United Kingdom
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 1989
1stDibs seller since 2016
146 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 3 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Early 19th Century Pine Fireplace Featuring Aesop's Fable
Located in London, GB
A good quality and unusual early 19th century pine fireplace. The carved centre plaque depicting the Aesop’s fable of “The Dog and Its Reflection.” The frieze with swags and floral g...
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Architectural Elements

Materials

Pine

Pair of Minton Aesthetic Movement Tiled Jardinieres with Lily of the Valley
By Minton
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This pair of jardinieres is made of 19th century Mintons porcelain tiles which have been mounted into later constructed jardinieres. The tiles are all matching, each one decorated wi...
Category

Antique 19th Century British Aesthetic Movement Planters and Jardinieres

Pair of Tall Antique Cast Iron Fire Dogs
Located in London, GB
A substantial pair of fire dogs. The shield baring bears on hind legs supported on tripod scrolled acanthus feet. A very well cast set of dogs, late 19th century English.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Iron

19th Century Scottish Aesthetic Movement Polished Cast Iron Fireplace Insert
Located in Edinburgh, GB
A large masculine and flamboyant example of a 19th century Scottish Aesthetic movement cast iron fireplace insert. A large outer plate with recessed fielded panels hosts an off set p...
Category

Antique 1880s Scottish Aesthetic Movement Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Iron

Pair of American Cast Iron and Painted Dachshund Fire Place Andirons, Circa 1870
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of American cast iron dachshund fire place andirons with painted eyes, mouth, and curled tails. Late 19th century.
Category

Antique 1870s American American Empire Andirons

Materials

Iron

Christopher Dresser Minton's Aesthetic Movement Porcelain Tile
By Christopher Dresser
Located in Sharon, CT
While none of the pieces made by Minton bear Dressers signature, this tile can be firmly identified as his design based on drawings in the company archives. (as stated in The Metropo...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Aesthetic Movement Architectural Elements

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of George Washington Cast Iron Andirons
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Patriotic pair of cast iron andirons featuring George Washington posed in military attire. Washington is depicted standing with his hat in hand mounted on a pedestal having swag deco...
Category

Antique 19th Century American American Empire Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Iron

Pair of American Cast Iron Anchor Andirons with Circular Ringed Columns. C. 1870
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of American cast iron anchor andirons with circular ringed columns, squared plinths, and the original dog legs. Late 19th century.
Category

Antique 1870s American American Empire Andirons

Materials

Iron

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery