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Fireplace Tile

1918.1292 (RS101139)

Description

"Blue tile from last fireplace of E. parolor, cooper-Frost-Austere house, Cambridge. Removed at the time this fireplace was enlarged." Half of the original blue and white glazed earthenware tile depicting tree and figure (only hands are visible) within ciricle. Abstract decorative motifs in corner

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Inscriptions
"#1 / RT Slate (?)" (written on reverse in pencil)
Material
ceramic glaze
earthenware
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
ceramic glaze
earthenware
Earthenware
Tile, Fireplace
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 1/3 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1292
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
225313
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