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Fireplace Tile

Description

Black transfer printed, scroll borders enclosing scenes of peasant and aristocratic life. Scenes include: 1) Peasants at ale house table 2) Peasants at an outdoor school 3) Scotch lord and lady 4) Peasants fiddling and dancing 5) An argument on the road 6) Lady and gent 7) Lady w/ lute 8) Minister w/ child and couple 9) Lady and gent dancing by an obelisk 10) Chinoiserie family 11) Aristocratic family in garden 12) Windy day by river

Details

Maker
Sadler, J. (Maker)
Date
1770
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Object type
Site Feature
Descriptive terms
Aristocracy
aristocracy (social class)
Earthenware
earthenware
fireproofing tile
glazing (coating)
peasants
Peasants
TILE, FIREPLACE
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1367.1-24
GUSN
55866

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