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Calendar Tile

1987.199 (RS30842)

Description

Small, bluish-gray transfer print on cream-colored ceramic decorative tile, depicting the State House in Boston on the front and a 1895 calendar on the back.

Details

Maker
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Vendor)
Wedgwood (Maker)
Date
1895
Inscriptions
1895 calendar; "Jones, McDuffee & Stratton/ Pottery Merchants, Boston, USA" (Notations upper right and upper left and below picture of State House on front)
"J McD&S/ Boston"; "WEDGEWOOD/ ETRURIA/ ENGLAND" (printed)
"Dedicated July 4, 1795" "THE STATE HOUSE BOSTON" "BULFINCH ARCH" (printed)
Material
ceramic glaze
drillwork (sculpture technique)
paint (coating)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Boston State House
calendars
ceramic glaze
ceramic tile by technique
Commemorative
drillwork (sculpture technique)
Historic Building
paint (coating)
Tile
People and organizations
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.199
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
51429

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