Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-191437

Description

Square, blue and white glazed tile depicting baptism of Christ enclosed in double circular border with four abstract floral designs at corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
ceramic glaze
firing (technique)
earthenware
tin glaze
biblical studies
Christ
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Tile, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1918.1285

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)