This shows two rather well dressed gardeners working in a verdant garden. One holds a tree firmly whilst the other is carrying a basket of fruit and at their feet are two shovels. The design is based on woodcuts from one of the earliest books about gardening, The Book of Planting which was printed in Strasbourg in 1512. The quotation “God the first Garden made” is by Abraham Cowley (1618 – 1667), the seventeenth century Cavalier Poet. As well as being a poet Cowley took a great and practical interest in experimental science. His advocacy led directly to the foundation of the Royal Society in 1660. This is a really interesting and historic tile design for courtyards and gardens everywhere.
Fixing Points: two holes towards the top corners
Dimensions: 9.8m x 9.8cm
Imperfect Tiles (2 available)
Imperfect tiles are slightly below the high standards of our perfect tiles. These tiles are a great
way to add to your collection and saves £5 per tile against the price of perfect tiles.
An imperfect tile will have a small defect of some kind, such as a crack or surface blemish.
A crack will not be easy to spot from the front but is likely to be more obvious from the back.
You are welcome to contact us before purchasing an imperfect tile to ask about the defects.