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Flower Brick

1991.1343 (RS21375)

Description

English delftware flower brick, of rectangular 'brick' shape with sunken top fitted with multiple holes outlined in blue, all sides decorated wtih chinoiserie-style landscape scenes executed in underglaze cobalt blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1760
Inscriptions
Handwritten on a sticker label on the bottom underside is written in NFL's hand: ""LIVERPOOL/DELFT/C 1760""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
tin glaze
underglazing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Molded
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Underglazed
underglazing
VASE, FLOWER
vases
Dimensions
2.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1343
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3162

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