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A quantity of Dutch 4" tin-glazed blue and white ceramic tiles,

manufactured in Holland for "A Bell & Co, Ltd of Northampton, c.1930, to traditional 17th Century patterns,

each square tile hand-painted with one of a number of buildings in a landscape,

Founded by Ablett Bell in 1898, "A.Bell Ltd" rapidly became a successful ironmongery and homewares retailer in Edwardian Northampton. In 1910 they became sole importers of Delft tiles and in 1923 pioneered the fully tiled fireplace that was to become so ubiquitous in mid-century Britain. Occupying several premises in Northampton they also took a retail space in Berners Street, Westminster.

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