Series of historic, early American farming, fishing and colonial era rural life scenes of the late 18th, early 19th centuries. Large custom designed, butler’s pantry decorative tile mural.
All scenes loosely based on the illustrations of English writer, illustrator and painter, William Henry Pyne.
Hand painted on 12 inch ceramic tiles. Total dimensions are: 15 feet wide x 12 inches high.
Vignette 1…Depiction of bygone era (early 1800’s), with sailboat in the bay and man fishing on the shore.
Vignette 2…Colonial era folks chopping wood, cultivating garden, gathering kindling wood and vegetables. Plow horses breaking sod.
Vignette 3…Harvesting wheat with scythe, woman and boy gleaning wheat, woman feeding her chickens.
Vignette 4…Woman milking cows, man tending to his vineyard, woman harvesting grapes in basket, carried on her head.
Vignette 5…Man fishing in creek, harvesting hay into cart and view of thatched roof cottage by creek in the background.