Fireplace tiles

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-14332

Description

Set of 20 earthenware fireplace tiles; 5 inch square of cream-colored ground w/ underglaze manganese purple and green enamel floral and leaf pattern divided into 9 squares of squiggly lines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
earthenware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
lead glaze
pressing
Aesthetic Movement
Earthenware
Lead Glaze
Pressed
Painted
Aesthetic
TILE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 x 5 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.349