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Fireplace tiles

1986.349 (RS25145)

Description

Set of 20 earthenware fireplace tiles; 5 inch square of cream-colored ground w/ underglaze manganese purple and green enamel floral and leaf pattern divided into 9 squares of squiggly lines.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
lead glaze
painting (image-making)
pressing
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic
Aesthetic Movement
Earthenware
earthenware
fireproofing tile
hand-painted
Lead Glaze
lead glaze
Painted
painting (image-making)
Pressed
pressing
TILE, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
5 x 5 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.349
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14332

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