Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-191424

Description

Square, blue and white glazed tile depicting two men breaking bread over a table in a forest enclosed by double circular border with four abstract floral designs on corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ceramic tile
earthenware
ceramic (material)
tin glaze
Bible
Delft
Bible
Delft
Tile
Tin Glazed
Tile, Fireplace

Inscription

"Top 9"

Associated Building

Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/87 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1918.1273

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Delft (South Holland, Netherlands)

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