Peacock Medieval Terracotta Tile

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The bird of Hope is the peacock. This offers the hope of immortality, chosen because the poetic teachers who fixed our symbols saw that those wonderful blue eyes surrounded by rays shining with the colour of light, were cast every year and renewed again and again. Possibly too because they saw the blind blue eye looked ever upwards to the heavens whilst it trailed along the earth.

This design is based on the central panel of a Roman mosaic discovered at St. Nicholas Street, Leicester in 1898. 

This wall decoration would make a thoughtful gift for bird lovers.

Fixing Points: the holes in the corners of the tile
Dimensions: 10cm x 10cm



We offer free standard UK delivery on all orders over £50.

Orders up to £30 are charged a flat fee of £4.95

Orders between £30.01 and £50 are charged a flat fee of £6.95.

Usual UK delivery timescale (excluding custom prints) is between 5 and 7 working days from the date of dispatch. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery. For custom print delivery pricing and timescales see below.

Royal Mail industrial action taking place in 2023 may have an impact on delivery times to all destinations both within the UK and internationally. These delays are out of our control. 

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We can also ship most items worldwide. 

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Custom Prints

Your prints and frames will be handmade by King & McGaw at their Sussex workshop.

Unframed orders are shipped within 5 working days (normally shipped next day).

Framed orders are shipped within 20 working days.

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If you are not completely satisfied with your item you may return it within 28 days for a refund.

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Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund on custom prints unless they are faulty or we have made a mistake. Custom prints are exempt as they are made to order.

Manufacturer/Publisher: Black Dog

SKU: 5060448121007