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

Dimensions

6 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.500