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Description

Buff-colored clay body with molded relief decoration of coat of arms featuring brown two-headed eagle with orb at base and crown above, flanked by columns. Decoration is tin glaze in blues, tan, and greens. \n Pencil notation on back, “Modern tile. Coat of arms of Charles V of Spain. Bought in Seville 1913/E A Bowen”

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1913
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Earthenware
glazing (coating)
Tile
tile
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Bowen, Edward Augustus, 1847-1926
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558
Dimensions
7.625 x 7.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.731
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
63946

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