Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1700-1760

GUSN

GUSN-28415

Description

Square decorative ceramic fireplace tile; white background with blue painted scene depicting Jesus blessing a man with a cape and a hat

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
ceramic tile
earthenware
earthenware
ceramic tile
glaze
tin glaze
Bible
Christ
Tin Glazed
Tile, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1918.1282

Places

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

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