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Fireplace Tile

1918.1273 (RS30671)

Description

Square, blue and white glazed tile depicting two men breaking bread over a table in a forest enclosed by double circular border with four abstract floral designs on corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Inscriptions
"Top 9"
Associated Building
Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
earthenware
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Delft (South Holland, Netherlands)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bible
ceramic (material)
ceramic tile
Delft
earthenware
Tile
Tile, Fireplace
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 1/87 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1273
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
191424
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