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Decorative Tile

Description

Square flat form with gold diaper border surrounding a scene with bird on a branch, butterfly and cattails in gold, brown, green and red on white bodied ground; polychrome enamel decoration.

Details

Maker
Minton Hollins & Co. (Maker)
Date
1865-1890
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
butterflies
Butterfly
Cattail
cattail (material)
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
tile
TILE
Dimensions
8.125 x 8.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1335
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6544

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