Don Quixote & Sancho Panza Tile Mural

Don Quixote & Sancho Panza Tile Mural

SKU: TP803

"Now look, your grace," said Sancho, "what you see over there aren't giants, but windmills, and what seems to be arms are just their sails, that go around in the wind and turn the millstone."


"Obviously," replied Don Quixote, "you don't know much about adventures.”

 

It was crafted in San Diego by Eric & Rose Franco, and to stay true to the European and old Californian Tradition of framing their tile works in wrought iron, they collaborate with Cirilo Medina, a Tijuana-based artisan and ironworker.

 

Eric and Rose Franco creat their works in the cuerda seca, or dry line, technique, which goes back centuries in Spain and other countries. Black wax is used to outline a design that’s been drawn on a 6-by-6-inch bisque tile or group of tiles, then water-based glaze is applied to specific areas with a syringe. The wax stops the glaze from spreading into other sections of the design. Eric compared the raised black lines to leaded glass or the wires in cloisonné.

 

 

  • Want 15% Off? Become a Member!

    Sign up or renew your membership today and get 15% off all store orders! 

  • SHIPPING INFO

    Orders within the USA: ship from the Catalina Island Museum via USPS Priority Mail within 2-10 business days. Since we ship from the island, there may be small delays depending upon high winds and sea conditions. 

     

    International Orders: ship from the Catalina Island Museum via USPS within 2-10 business days and may take up to 25 days to arrive, depending on location. Once the item leaves the United States, the tracking number provided will no longer be active. Please note that international customers are responsible for all fees, taxes, and duties associated with shipping to their respective countries.

  • RETURN & REFUND POLICY

    The Catalina Island Museum ensures your complete satisfaction with your purchase from our Gift Shop. If you are not satisfied with your item, within 30 days of the transaction, please call us at 310-510-2414 or email us at orders@catalinamuseum.org, and we will be happy to assist you.

$350.00Price
Excluding Sales Tax