Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-225313

Description

"Blue tile from last fireplace of E. parolor, cooper-Frost-Austere house, Cambridge. Removed at the time this fireplace was enlarged." Half of the original blue and white glazed earthenware tile depicting tree and figure (only hands are visible) within ciricle. Abstract decorative motifs in corner

Details

Descriptive Terms

earthenware
ceramic glaze
tin glaze
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Tile, Fireplace

Inscription

"#1 / RT Slate (?)" (written on reverse in pencil)

Related Items

Title Fireplace Tile Accession Number 1918.1291
Title Fireplace Tile Accession Number 1918.1290

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 1/3 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1918.1292