Fireplace tile set

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1725-1775

GUSN

GUSN-25198

Description

Partial set of fireplace tiles featuring the life of Christ and other Biblical scenes; in cobalt blue. .1-.7) Dislodged from fireplace .1) Baptism of Christ by St. John .2)-.3) Christ bearing the Cross .4) Christ in the Temple .5) Fragment featuring slaughtered man .6) Fragment w/ boat hull .7) Fragment w/ walking man .8) In situ in Parlor chamber

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
tin (metal)
Bible
religions (concept)
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Religion
Bible
TILE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Christ

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.265