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1923.240 (RS30708)

Description

Square, black and white tile with printed design of three dogs in forest with trees enclosed in Rococo border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1760
Inscriptions
"This tile is one of a number brought from Russia by Captain Isaac Smith about the year 1760 and placed around fireplaced at his home in Malden where they remained fore more than 100 years or until the house was demolished. The is tile came into possession of Mrs. S. Clapp (nee Smith) a grandaughter, and by her presented to her nephew Isaac Smith Pear of Cambridge January 26, 1890."
Material
ceramic glaze
earthenware
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably Liverpool (Liverpool urban district, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
ceramic glaze
Earthenware
earthenware
hunting
Rococo
tile
Tile, Fireplace
Dimensions
5 x 5 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.240
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George T. Cobb
GUSN
29853

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