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Fireplace tiles

1986.348 (RS85530)

Description

Set of 21 Dutch-Delftware fireplace tiles; 5 inch square; hand-painted in manganese purple on white ground w/ figures and/or buildings in a landscape; scenes w/in quatrefoil shape of 4 lines and w/ partial-floral corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1770
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
delftware
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
pressing
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Delftware
delftware
fireproofing tile
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
Pressed
pressing
TILE, FIREPLACE
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.348
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50790

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