Five sets of the original Morris, Marshall, and Faulkner Cinderella fireplace panels designed by Edward Burne-Jones are known to exist:
Four of the existing Cinderella fireplace sets are six panel sets for the Cinderella Fireplace tiles, with each panel consisting of two square tiles each. The tile sizes vary. Some are less than 5 inches, some more than six.
One other set consists of seven panels (14 tiles), with the marriage scene panel from Sleeping Beauty being included as the final panel.
These are the six Cinderella-only panels. Some of the original sets incorporate a seventh panel, the Marriage Scene, which also appears in the Sleeping Beauty set, in addition to the six Cinderella tiles. Adding the seventh tile from the Sleeping Beauty set would not make this reproduction tile set inauthentic.
Scene 1: Cinderella helps her step-mother and sisters to prepare themselves for the ball.
Scene 2: Cinderella is found in tears by her godmother who transforms her rags into a gown and gives her a pair of glass slippers.
Scene 3: Cinderella attends the ball unrecognized by her step-mother or sisters. She dances with the prince.
Scene 4: The clock strikes midnight. Cinderella runs off, losing one of the glass slippers which is found by the Prince.
Scene 5: The Prince searches for the owner of the glass slipper.
Scene 6: To everyone's amazement, the glass slipper fits Cinderella, who pulls its match from her pocket.
The seventh panel appears in only one of the original Cinderella sets.
Scene 7: To everyone's amazement, the glass slipper fits Cinderella, who pulls its match from her pocket.
n addition, the original Burne-Jones Cinderella fireplace at 'The Hill' had two side panels, as shown in the black and white photo of 'The Hill' fireplace:
Interestingly, similar side panels were installed in a small hallway fireplace at Cronkbourne (Tromode) on the Isle of Man, known only for its Beauty and the Beast Tile installation. Unlike 'The Hill' installations, fireplace is still intact.
I have based my side panels on the Cronkbourne hallway fireplace. They are available in 6-inch or 8-inch tiles.
Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co. produced the first set of Cinderella panels for a bedroom overmantel at 'The Hill', the home of painter Myles Birket Foster. The fairy tale tiles were designed by Edward Burne-Jones and painted by Lucy Faulkner.
You might be interested in seeing some installation photos: Fireplaces, Stairs, Accents
The fairy tale fireplace panels, including the Cinderella set, were surrounded by Swan tiles.
Cinderella on the Isle of Man (article)
Six Cinderella Horizontal Panels: $655 (12 tiles in six, two-tile panels)
Seven Cinderella Horizontal Panels: $755 (14 tiles in seven, two-tile panels)
Cinderella Side Panels:
$220 for 4.25-inch tiles (four 4.25-inch tiles in two 8.5-inch panels)
$285 for six-inch tiles (four 6-inch tiles in two 12-inch panels)
$405 for eight-inch tiles (four 8-inch tiles in two 16-inch panels)
All three sets of horizontal tiles: $1905 (Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty - 21 panels suitable for stairs, border, or backsplash) -- Doesn't include the optional seventh Cinderella panel or side panels
All three sets of horizontal tiles: $2005 (Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty 22 panels - suitable for stairs, border, backsplash) -- Includes the optional seventh Cinderella panel but not the side panels
Complete set: $2555 (Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty - suitable for stairs or a backsplash) -- Includes 22 horizontal tile panels and four six-inch tile panels (Two from Cinderella, two from Beauty and the Beast)
If you are ordering multiple sets, or a combination of fairy tale, swans, and story tiles, see How to Order Tile to take advantage of discounts and better shipping prices.
You can expect Cinderella fireplace tiles to ship in about two weeks:
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