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Fireplace Tile

1918.1289 (RS30685)

Description

Square, blue and white glazed tile depicting scene of Cain and Abel within double circular border and with four abstract floral designs in corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Associated Building
Used At Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.).
Material
ceramic glaze
earthenware
firing (technique)
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bible
ceramic glaze
ceramic tile
Earthenware
earthenware
firing (technique)
tile
Tile, Fireplace
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1289
GUSN
28420
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