Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-28422

Description

Shard of what used to be a square blue and white glazed tile depicting the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the garden of Eden. Probably Dutch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
earthenware
ceramic glaze
firing (technique)
tin glaze
Earthenware
Bible
Tin Glazed
Tile, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1918.1291

Places

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

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