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Glaze Tile 17th century Watch

Wrist watches in Japanese movement, 3ATM, free of nickel, back box stainless steel and acrylic box. The carton with specification clock theme is in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French. 2 years warranty.

Prod.: Glaze Tile 17th century Watch

24,95 €

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Usually seen in Glazed Tiles of 17th century, this thematic was named as Camélia by Santos Simões. Camélia name has its origin on Jesuit priest Camelli, and it is known as the rose of China or the rose of Japan. In fact, it has eastern genesis and the main source of inspiration is peony, which its flower was represented around Europe, during 16th century, through Chinese porcelain.

Camélia presence on Portuguese glazed tile is a result of a misunderstanding between this flower and a rose. For this reason, this was seen not only as a decorative elements but also as a symbolic image. When the rose appeared on religious places dedicated to Our Lady, the roses represented purity and virginity. For instance, those glazed tiles existed in the Old Convent of Our Lady of Hope.

These pieces show details of different panels of glazed tiles from 17th century. With them Terra Lusa pays tribute to all craftsmen and painters of the Portuguese glazed tiles that made Portugal a symbol of universal recognition in this field of arts.

(in Museu do Azulejo)

Weight83 g