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Fireplace tile set

Description

Partial set of fireplace tiles featuring the life of Christ and other Biblical scenes; in cobalt blue. .1-.7) Dislodged from fireplace .1) Baptism of Christ by St. John .2)-.3) Christ bearing the Cross .4) Christ in the Temple .5) Fragment featuring slaughtered man .6) Fragment w/ boat hull .7) Fragment w/ walking man .8) In situ in Parlor chamber

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1775
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Bible
Earthenware
earthenware
fireproofing tile
glazing (coating)
Religion
religions (concept)
TILE, FIREPLACE
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Christ
Accession Number
1985.265
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25198

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