A history of decorative tiles

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Chartwell Books, 1987 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
Discusses the history and craft of tile-making and art from medieval times to the present

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Early European Tin Glazing
English Delftware

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About the author (1987)

Noel Riley, the general editor of "The Elements of Design," is a specialist writer and lecturer on the decorative arts. A part-time tutor at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, and a lecturer for the Worker's Educational Association, she contributes a regular column to "Historic House," the journal of the Historic Houses Association. Her books include "Tile Art, The Victorian Design Source Book, Gifts for Good Children: The History of Children's China 1790-1890, " and "Stones' Pocket Guide to Tea Caddies." She was a contributor to "Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of Furniture" and "Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia."

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