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Fireplace Tile

1970.661 (RS115478)

Description

Buff slip ground with colorless glaze. Hand painted lilies with a separate blossom or sprig at each corner. Small vertical tiles with floral branch-motif and square tiles with birds on branches. Somewhat Japanese in style.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fireproofing tile
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Japonais
Japonaiserie
Lily Pad
TILE, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
6.375 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.661
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64541
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