Tile Palette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1870-1885

GUSN

GUSN-18475

Description

White tile palette with colors according to label; flat and square; see worksheet for list of colors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

palettes (painting equipment)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Tin Glazed
Painted
PALETTE

Label

Used in Cherished Possessions 2002-2005: This paint palette belonged to Jenny Tucker, who may have used it for china painting demonstrations. It is exactly the type described as a palette in Tried by Fire, a popular guide to china painting by Susan Frackelton, published in 1886.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Miss Jane Armstrong Tucker

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Painting T&E

Dimensions

6 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.500